In Summary
  • The driver of the truck, which was ferrying wheat, fled after the accident.
  • The residents scrambled for sacks of wheat which was scattered on the road, causing a heavy traffic snarl up.

One person died while another one sustained injuries following an accident at Lanet area on the Nakuru-Nairobi highway.

Nakuru Deputy Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD) Daniel Kitavi said the Monday morning accident, which involved two vehicles, occurred after a cargo truck hit a pedestrian before it rammed a stationary vehicle. 

According to Mr Kitavi, the driver of the truck that was heading towards Nakuru, hit a pedestrian who died on the spot.

“The driver lost control of the truck which and swerved in the opposite lane and hit a vehicle which was parked just beside the road,” said Mr Kitavi.


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