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Three killed after car hits motorbike outside city hotel

NAIROBI
By Mireri Junior | July 26th 2020

The mangled wreckage of the car that was involved in a Saturday night road accident on Mombasa Road. [Courtesy]

Three people were killed on Saturday night during a suspected speeding road crash outside a city hotel along Mombasa Road. 

According to witnesses the 11 pm crash outside Hilton Garden Inn Hotel occurred after private car hit boda boda rider before the car rolled killing three on the spot.

"Two occupants in the car and the boda boda rider died on the spot while a third occupant in the private car sustained injuries was rushed to the hospital.”

Witnesses told Standard Digital that the private car, Audi, was cruising at high speed when the accident occurred.

“The injured occupant was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment by a Red Cross ambulance which arrived at the scene 40 minutes later,” said one of the witnesses.

The bodies were moved out of the scene with the wreckage being towed away by traffic police.

A clip captured by a dashboard camera showing the car speeding on the highway near Imara Daima just moments before the accident has emerged.

“These fellows passed me at lightning speed (black car in this dashcam) at Total Imara. I even had to create way. Sad I was first on the scene,” a motorist posted on Twitter.

06:36 @NyanzaTraffic @ntsa_kenya @road_driving These fellows passed me at lightening speed (black car in this dash cam) at Total Imara. I even had to create way. Sad I was first on the scene just past ai https://t.co/oueU7hq4I1 pic.twitter.com/7Y2OtXvICL via @allanolingo

— Ma3Route (@Ma3Route) July 26, 2020 p>

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