Reports of angry bodaboda riders who bunt down a lorry after one of them died in a head-on collision arose online eliciting mixed responses among Kenyans.
According to reports, the incident occurred at a place known as Nkunga along Makutano-Nanyuki road in Meru county. An eye witness revealed that the lorry was heading towards Nanyuki while the motorbike was heading towards Makutano town.
Further reports indicated that the vehicle lost control for unknown reasons before it collided head-on with the motorcycle. The rider is said to have died on his way to the hospital.
Angry riders and youths from the scene attacked the driver who managed to escape with injuries and they burned the lorry before disappearing from the scene.
Police officers were informed and toured the place to investigate the incident. The officers warned bodaboda riders and anyone who participated in the destructive action of burning the vehicle saying that they will be arrested one by one and brought to book. They called upon members of the public to always follow the law in case such accidents occur.
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