Residents of Siaya are up in arms after a vehicle that was being driven recklessly was involved in a deadly accident. The incident led to the death of a popular businessman who was running his errands at a local petrol station that he owns when crossing the road.
According to Citizen TV Kenya digital news platform, the victim identified as Mike Odhiambo was crossing the busy Ukwala Shopping Center Highway to his parked car when the recklessly speeding police driver swerved and hit him. Eyewitnesses at the scene claim the vehicle came to a halt and on realizing that he had killed the victim, he immediately turned back and escaped the accident scene without bothering to offer any help.
Irate residents took to temporarily blocked the road while protesting the insensitive police recklessness and the constant harassment they face from the area police post. The body was transferred to Siaya Level 4 hospital mortuary awaiting an autopsy report to be conducted.
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