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Two People Confirmed Dead Following A Tragic Accident On A Major Highway

A matatu that was carrying 14 passengers is reported to have been involved in a tragic accident on Sunday 26th September, leading to the death of two passengers. Other passengers, six in number were critically injured. The accident took place along Meru- Embu highway, on the infamous Nithi bridge

The Matatu is of the Ungwana Sacco, and was headed to Embu from Meru. It is believed the driver lost control, which led to the vehicle veering I the road before rolling several times near the Nithi bridge.

Survivors were taken to Chuka County Referral Hospital, while the two bodies were preserved at the hospital's mortuary.

It is believed the vehicle developed some mechanical problems, buy eye witnesses also say the matatu was over speeding which could have been another cause.

The Nithi Bridge is one black spot area, most accidents tend to happen there.

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