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Five killed in Londiani road accident

RIFT VALLEY
By Mercy Kahenda and Nikko Tanui | May 23rd 2020
Five people have died and scores of others escaped with injuries after a lorry crashed into a matatu.
 
Two other private vehicles were also involved in the crash at at the Londiani Junction on the Nakuru-Kericho Highyway.
 
According to Rift Valley Traffic Enforcement officer Rashid Ali, the accident that occurred mid- morning today involved five vehicles.
 
“It appears the lorry driver lost control of his vehicle and hit the oncoming motorists. The three died on the spot,” Ali told the Standard.
 
Londiani resident David Githingori who witnessed the accident said  it occurred around 11am.
 
Police and first responders are at the scene trying to retrieve bodies trapped inside the mangled wreckage of the vehicles.
 
Londiani MCA Stanley Bett said rescue efforts to rush survivors to the hospital are ongoing
 
More details to follow...
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