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RIP, One Person Dead And Many More Injured As Oil Tanker Crashes Into Shops

A bad road accident occurred in meru county when the lorry driver lost control after hitting a bump after brakes of the vehicle failed making the truck to roll into the house.

The accident occured in Ruiri village where it left the driver dead after hungry residents knocked him badly on the head.

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Eye withness said, “The lorry come off the road and knocked down a tree after hitting a speed bump. It then crashed into the shop".

The police report says, “The fuel delivery truck was driving uphill when it lost its brakes. When it crashed into the shop, there was a cloud of dust everywhere Mali g people to flee away because they feared explosion.

People who were injured inside the shop were rushed to hospital where they are receiving medication. The doctors say they are in stable condition and they will be discharged soon from hospital.

Joseph Riungu, owner of the damaged house, urged the government to replace the community-built soil bumps with modern bumps.

Confirming the incident, area chief Mr Ngata asked the public to go away from oil tankers accidents since many people have lost lives when they go to steal the petroleum products.

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Joseph Riungu Mali Ruiri


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