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Sad News That Left Five Killed, Nine Die After Matatu Rolls In Lurambi

Five people were killed and nine were hurt when a matatu rolled several times in Lurambi.

The matatu they were riding in rolled multiple times in Lurambi, Kakamega County, killing five people instantly and injuring nine others.

According to the police, the car was traveling in Mumias' direction.

The Sub-County Hospital received the injured patients for urgent care.

The five people were killed instantly when the vehicle rolled several times after one of the vehicle's rear tires burst.

The police chief for Kakamega County reported that the car was moving quickly.

The police chief added that the collision happened close to where six people died after a lorry traveling at high speeds struck an elderly man who was crossing the road before the driver lost control of the vehicle.

On Saturday, the lorry's conductor was instantly killed after rolling several times.

"It is unfortunate that the area is turning into a black spot," he said.

The head of the county police reported that the unfortunate matatu's driver had been taken into custody. The driver helped with investigations despite having minor injuries.

He cautioned the drivers to follow the law and slow down.

The deceased's bodies have since been brought to the hospital mortuary in preparation for the postmortem.

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Kakamega County Lurambi Matatu Mumias' Sub-County


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