Six persons lost their lives in separate accidents on Monday in the counties of Nairobi, Makueni, Murang'a, Mombasa, and Migori.
Police in Nairobi were searching for the driver who struck multiple persons in Dandora, killed one of them instantly, and then fled.
The unidentified driver was operating a Subaru Forester, according to a police report at Dandora Police Station (KBR 981L).
"He was driving from a parking spot inside the Baraka estate when he plowed into numerous buildings, injuring five persons in the process. The victims were taken by ambulance to Mama Lucy Hospital, where 2-year-old Furaha Rodgers was pronounced dead upon arrival and the other victims were taken into custody, according to the report.
The boy's body was transported to the mortuary at Mama Lucy Hospital while the car was towed to the Dandora Police Station.
In yet another incidence, a speeding car struck and killed a Boda Boda rider on the spot on Monday night in the Githurai 44 estate.
According to a police report, Ms. Esther Onyango was operating her Land Rover (KDG 183S) when it struck Mr. David Njoroge, a rider in a Boda Boda.
The motorcycle and car were transported to Kasarani Police Station, where they are being held, while the body was taken to the mortuary at Kenyatta University.
Even as the country mourns the loss of lives, Kenyans have been urged to observe safety on the road to prevent such occurrences.
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