In Summary
  • The victim, Monica Wanjiru, was set join secondary school in January having scored 284 marks in this year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination.

A 14-year-old girl was crushed to death on Wednesday evening while her sister and two cousins sustained serious injuries after a car hit them at Sachangwan while they were crossing the busy Nakuru-Eldoret highway.

According to eyewitnesses, the Eldoret-bound car was speeding when it hit the minors who were standing on the roadside.

The victim, Monica Wanjiru, was set join secondary school in January having scored 284 marks in this year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination.

Her father, Mr Michael Njoroge, said Wanjiru was his second child to die on the same stretch of road.

“In 2003, I lost another child as a result of a road accident not more than 10 metres from the recent incident,” said Mr Njoroge.

One of the children was taken to Molo Sub-County Hospital while another who suffered fractures was taken to Nakuru Level Five hospital.

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