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Six People Injured As Matatu Collides With A Lorry In Tharaka Nithi County

Road accident has seriously left some passagers in critical conditions following the accident that happened yesterday near Chuka University. Among those who got injured, we're two students. The two students were seriously injured after the matatu they were in collided with a lorry in Tharaka Nithi county. The accident happened along Meru- Nairobi highway some few kilometers from a Chuka university.

Those who were injured were rushed to the nearby Chuka County Referral Hospital for treatment. They have some of their legs and arms were broken. According to the eyewitness, the vehicles were at high speed when they collided. The police officers and other locals who had come to assist had a hard time getting the injured passengers out of the badly damaged vehicles.

Among those who were taken to the hospital with serious injuries are the two students, the matatu's driver together with the conductor. The lorry was from Meru town to Chuka town while the matatu was from the opposite direction. It is suspected that the lorry's breaks could have failed before the collision occurred hence causing a head-on-head collision.

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Chuka Chuka County Matatu Meru


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