One dies in road crash along Nairobi-Nakuru highway

Lorry accidentA police officer controlling vehicles at the scene of the accident at Nyambare area along the Nairobi Nakuru highway. [Photo/]

A driver of a lorry has died in a horrible road crash after his truck collided head-on with another at Nyambare area along the Nairobi Nakuru highway.

The incident happened when the lorry which was heading toward Nakuru lost control and veered off to the other lane causing the collision.

The accident occurred at in the morning.

According to Lari OCPD Isaiah Odhiambo, the canter truck driver lost his life on the spot while his conductor was rushed to Kijabe hospital in critical condition.

“We only lost the canter driver but his passenger has been rushed to the hospital where he is receiving treatment, another private car that was behind the ill-fated lorry hit it but its occupants were not injured,” Odhiambo said.

The driver’s body has been moved to Uplands funeral home, while wreckage of the three vehicles were towed to Lari police station.

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