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Three people dead after a trailer transporting sugarcane overturned along Rodi Kopany-Ndhiwa road

Over the past few months, cases of accidents have increased at an alarming rate. Some caused by reckless driving, others due to bribes and others due to vehicles mechanical problems.

Three people have been killed in a grisly road accident along the Rodi Kopany-Ndhiwa highway.

The trio died when a trailer they were travelling in lost control and overturned on a sharp bent section of the road.

It is alleged that the driver of the trailer which was transporting sugarcane lost its control after hitting several potholes in one of the bridges constructed at one of the sharp corners on the road.

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The truck was transporting sugarcane from a yard in Awasi to a sugar factory for milling.

According to Ndhiwa sub-county police commander Robert Aboki, while the driver of the truck died on the spot, the two other occupants succumbed to injuries on their way to the hospital.

A witness said that the truck approached the steep hill at a high speed making it difficult for the driver to control it.

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