One dead, scores injured after lorry rams into seven vehicles near Kinungi

The lorry involved in the crash. [Antony Gitonga, Standard]

One person has died and scores of others were seriously injured after a lorry rammed into seven vehicles along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway.

A Mololline matatu and lorry at the scene. [Antony Gitonga, Standard]

The accident occurred near Kinungi, 15kms from Naivasha town, after the driver of the Naivasha-bound lorry reportedly lost control and rammed into the vehicles that included a matatu, causing a massive traffic snarl-up.

Damaged hatchback at the scene of the accident. [Antony Gitonga, Standard]

Confirming the incident, Naivasha OCPD Samuel Waweru said the injured were rushed to Naivasha Sub-County Hospital.

Damaged double-can truck at the scene of the accident. [Antony Gitonga, Standard]

"We had a grisly road accident along the highway where a lorry has hit seven other cars killing one and injuring over ten people," said Waweru.

By Associated Press 47 minutes ago
LeBron James inks 2-year, $97.1 million deal with Lakers
Tiger meets with top players against LIV Golf
Chelsea investigates incident of alleged racist abuse
Billionaire who sponsored Kipchoge's INEOS Challenge interested in buying stake in Man Utd