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Driver's Blunder Which Has Claimed The Lives of Two, Scores Injured

A grisly road accident has been reported at Ngara along the Nairobi-Thika Superhighway involving a PSV.

The accident which occured near bus stage claimed the lives of two; the PSV driver and a passenger, leaving several others nursing injuries at Agha Khan Hospital.

According to police who arrived at the scene, the accident was caused by careless driving. The further alleged that the driver was under the influence of alcohol after they discovered empty alcohol bottles in the vehicle.

Locals claimed that it was not the first accident to be reported in the area claiming that the stage is disorganized leading to congestion of PSVs which increase chances of accidents.

Kenya loses a great number of people to road accidents daily. According to reports via The National Police Service and the National Transport Safety Authority (NTSA), more than six thousand lives were lost in 2020 in different road accidents.

Majority of these accidents have been linked to human error ranging from driving under the influence of drugs to careless overlapping.

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Agha Khan Hospital Kenya National Transport Safety Ngara The National Police Service

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