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Bodaboda Rider Hit By Overspeeding Trailer Along Southern Bypass

A bodaboda rider was on Friday morning hit by a overspeeding trailer along Southern bypass, Nairobi County.

The rider was crossing the busy road before he was hit by the overspeeding trailer that was transporting cement.

Two people from the trailer escaped unhurt that was traveling from Nairobi Central District to Eastleigh.

By press time the lifeless body of the victim was still lying beside the road.

Geoffrey Okoth, Southern bypass traffic police officer confirmed they would crack the whip on anyone found going beyond the required speed limit and contravening the traffic rules.

The accident had paralyzed transport along the busy highway leading to a major jam before police moved in and rushed the victim to the nearest hospital for emergency treatment.

"Accident occurred after a trailer heading to Eastleigh lost control and hit the rider who crossing the busy road towards the other end. It had 230 parked bags of cement," Geoffrey said.

Police have launched investigations into the Friday morning accident.

The latest development comes only two days when three people lost their lives in a road accident involving a Nissan matatu and Toyota Prado along the same road.

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Eastleigh Geoffrey Geoffrey Okoth Nairobi County Southern

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