Three people were killed and 13 injured in post-Christmas crashes in Murang'a South Sub County, police have confirmed.
According to Murang'a South police commander Alexander Shikondi, the crashes happened on December 27 along the area's two key hotspots sections of roads, that is Kenol to Makutano area and the Kenol to Murang'a stretch.
In one crash, a Nissan’s left rear tyre burst and the matatu, which was enroute from Nairobi to Isiolo, veered off the road due to the balance effect and rolled six times next to Murang'a Teachers Training College, claiming one life on the spot and leaving 11 others injured, Mr Shikondi established.
The injured were rushed to Kenol hospital for emergency treatment.
Two boda boda riders also died on the same day when their motorbike was hit by cars at Sabasaba town, leading to a major traffic snarl-up.
The incident also brought alot of commotion between police and other boda-boda operators.
Police said the injured were rescued and the rescuers took long to move the bodies to the hospital as crime scene experts wgo toured the scene, arrived late.
The police commander confirmed that the all the accidents are being probed.
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