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- 5 death in Nakuru fatal car crash.
The National Police Service is reporting a fatal traffic accident which occurred at today, the 26th day of January, 2023 at about 05:00 am, on Nakuru-Gilgil Highway near Kikopey Trading Centre.
Police says its preliminary investigations indicate that two matatus belonging to Nairobi and Mololine Bus Companies rammed onto a lorry that was stalled along the climbing lane facing towards Nairobi direction.
As a result of the impact, five people (4 adults and 1 child) lost their lives, while several others were injured.
Police have reportedly launched comprehensive investigations into the matter.
“We condole with the bereaved families and wish speedy recovery to the injured.” police said.
The NPS appealed to motorists and all road users to adhere to traffic rules by driving within the legal speed limits, refraining from driving under influence of alcohol and any other form of recklessness on the road.