Kenyan roads have become deathtraps that have claimed more than a thousand lives since the year began.
Two people lost their lives after a Tuktuk they were travelling in was involved in a grisly road accident along the Nairobi-Namanga Road.
The accident happened at when speeding pickup heading towards Kitengela from Isinya, lost control and rammed into the Tuktuk before smashing it into pieces.
The two occupants of the Tuktuk; the driver and a police officer died on the spot, however, the occupants of the pickup sustained minor injuries.
The bodies of the deceased were taken to nearby morgue for preservation.
The deceased officer was attached to former Kajiado governor David Nkedianye between 2013-2017.
The crash caused a huge traffic snarl-up on the busy road that stretched several kilometres and lasted more than an hour.
The latest incident adds to the over a dozen other accidents on Kenyan roads since the year 2022 started.
Recently, the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) attributed most accidents to careless driving especially and night, leading to a ban on night travel.
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