Road safety related accidents have been on the rise recently that has left road users fearful of their own well being. The national transport and safety authority NTSA has been trying to burn the midnight oil to try and find ways to curb such a menace.
Earlier today, a grisly accident was reported in Embu county involving a personal vehicle and a lorry. The accident occured at Kiarimui village. The Nissan note model allegedly lost control veering off it's lane and hitting a moving lorry that was traveling from Runyenjes and heading towards Gikuuri sides.
Sources reveal that majority of the occupants of the Nissan note were drunk, the driver included as well. This was the main reason the accident happened. The passengers were heading towards Chuka town for their grandmother's burial ceremony.
The 7 occupants managed to escape death as residents rushed to the scene and salvaged the situation as they waited for police to arrive. The vehicles were later towed to the station and statements recorded.
The area residents have urged the local authorities to caution drivers to avoid drugs or being under the influence while operating the vehicles.
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