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Woman, 10-Year-Old Boy Die And Two Injured In Grisly Road Accident Along Kisumu-Kericho Highway

A Woman and her 10-year-old boy died after being involved in grisly road accident along Kisumu-Kericho Highway, Kisumu County.

The accident involved a saloon car and a MAPRA Nissan matatu that was heading to Nairobi.

Confirming the 6pm accident, Kisumu County traffic police commander Justus Oracha said that the Saloon car was trying to overtake a lorry infront when it lost control, collided head-on with the oncoming matatu.

Justus said the saloon car later rolled several times before landing in a ditch due to the impact of the accident.

"The Nissan matatu belonging to MAPRA Sacco was enroute to Nairobi before the incident happened. The car was trying to overtake a lorry infront before it collided head-on with the oncoming matatu," he said.

He added, "one of the accident victims, 10-year-old boy lost his life on the spot while his mother succumbed to her injuries while receiving treatment at the hospital. Two other passengers from from saloon car were rushed to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Referral Hospital for emergency treatment."

Witnesses accounts revealed that the Saloon car was moving at a high speed when it lost control leading to the collision.

The bodies of the deceased were transferred to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.

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