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Video: Residents Siphon Fuel After Tanker Overturned Along Mai Mahiu Road

Residents siphon fuel after tanker overturned on Mai Mahiu road, Nakuru County.

Police said the latest incident comes barely few months after another fuel tanker accident claimed 15 innocent lives at Malanga Village, Gem Sub-County in Siaya County.

The accident reportedly happened when a tanker exploding, desicating the 15 who had gathered to siphon fuel.

Meanwhile, following the December 7,2021 Tuesday afternoon incident, Police told the press that the fuel tanker lost control, veered off the road over while making a bend and overturned.

“The tanker was making a bend to avoid getting into a traffic ahead when the vehicle overturned," police said in a statement sent to the media houses.

No casualties has been reported so far with police at the site trying to establish how the vehicle overturned.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the vehicle was heading towards Nairobi from Nakuru town before the incident happened.

The fuel tanker had three passengers on board, the driver and two turn boys all of whom escaped unhurt.

It was reported that few minutes after the tanker overturned, members of the public rushed to the scene with different containers to siphon out fuel.

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Gem Mai Mahiu Nakuru County Siaya County


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