Two killed in Mumias accident

Two people died on the spot after a motorcycle collided with a lorry on Mumias-Bungoma Road on Friday.

The boda boda rider and his two passengers died on the spot during the night collision at Kholera Bridge.

Witnesses said the driver of the Bungoma-bound canter lost control and collided with the cyclist.

Resident Joan Sinda said she was at home at around 9pm when she heard a bang and rushed to the scene.

"I was preparing supper for my family when suddenly I heard a bang," she said.

Mumias Police Commander Agnes Herbart said the owner of the car who escaped unhurt went into hiding.

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She urged motorists to be careful and adhere to traffic rules.

The bodies were taken to St Mary’s Mumias Mission Hospital morgue.

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St Mary’s Mumias Mission HospitalMumias-Bungoma Road