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Scores Of Injuries Reported In Head-on Collision Involving Matatu And KeNha Pick-up At Witeithie

Scores of injuries reported In head-on collision that involved after a matatu a KeNha pick-up at Witeithie underpass, Kiambu County.

Witeithie underpass road traffic police officer Vincent Owino who confirmed the matter said the accident occurred at around 3pm on Saturday October 2,2021.

According to Vincent, the 14-seater matatu was travelling from Garissa town to Thika town when the accident happened.

Police said the driver of the 14-seater matatu was moving at a high speed along the busy road, lost control of his steering and collided head-on with the oncoming KeNha pick-up.

"The 14-seater matatu was travelling towards Thika town from Garissa town. It had 14 occupants onboard. The driver of the matatu lost control of his steering and collided head-on with the oncoming KeNha pick-up," Vincent said.

He added, "There were no casualties apart from ten people who escaped with severe injuries. The accident victims were admitted at different hospitals in Thika town for emergency treatment."

By press time, the two motorvehicle wreckages were still intact at the accident scene.

Police have launched investigations into the Saturday 3pm accident.

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Garissa Kiambu County Thika Vincent Vincent Owino

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