Four killed as lorry crashes into residential houses in Mukurwe-ini, Nyeri

Four people have been confirmed dead following an accident in which a lorry ferrying sand crashed into residential houses at Tambaya in Mukurwe-ini, Nyeri County.

Three died on the spot when the lorry veered off the road ramming into houses. 

Police reports say two of those who died in the Wednesday evening accident are children.

The lorry driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle ramming into residential houses at around 6.30 pm.

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He has succumbed to injuries while receiving treatment at a nearby health facility.

Police and response teams are currently at the scene of the accident in search of casualties trapped in the rubble.  

This is a developing story and continues to be updated by the minute.

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