The family of hotelier and businessman Joseph Muya is mourning their son who died in a road accident at the weekend.
According to a family member, Simon Muya was driving a tour van when he was involved in an accident at Kiundu area along the Nakuru-Nairobi Highway.
Eye witnesses say the van had run over a pedestrian, who also died on the spot. The driver lost control of the vehicle which then veered off the road.
“He rammed a stationary truck whose impact killed him on the spot,” said Charles Njoroge, a relative.
A man who was in the van when the accident happened, was injured and taken to Nakuru Level Five Hospital.
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Nakuru East sub-county police boss Elena Kabukuru said the vehicle was towed to Central Police Station as investigations continue.
Businessman Muya is the proprietor of Lake Nakuru Lodge and Summit Hotel.