In Summary
  • The three were driving in a private vehicle when they rammed into stationary lorry.
  • The bodies were later taken to the Gilgil Sub-County Hospital mortuary

Three people among them two Administration Police officers died in a grisly road accident near Kikopey on the Naivasha-Nakuru highway on Saturday night.

The three, according to the Gilgil sub-county Police Commander Emmanuel Opuru, were driving in a private vehicle when they rammed into stationary lorry.

He said the two officers died on the spot while the third victim, a civilian, succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Nakuru town.

"It seems the driver of the saloon car did not have a clear view of a stationary lorry that had stopped in the middle of the road following another accident," said Mr Opuru.

He said the lorry stalled after hitting another vehicle in the same spot.

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