5 killed in grisly accident along Nyeri-Nanyuki highway

5 dead in road accident

File Image: Vehicle involved in a grisly accident

Five people lost their lives in a gruesome road accident along the Nyeri-Nanyuki highway.

Police, who confirmed the accident, said a lorry and a car collided at Narumoru area on Tuesday evening.

There have been more deaths from road accidents this year as compared to the same time last year, according to a survey by the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA).

In April NTSA reported that 262 motorcyclists had lost their lives on the road since the beginning of the year.

The same month data by the NTSA indicated that 1,022 people had lost their lives since the year began compared to 1,058 who died in 2019.

More pedestrians have lost their lives in the same duration with 309 cases reported followed by drivers with 86 fatalities.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

New closing time for Bars and Restaurants, CS clarifies on wearing masks

New closing time for Bars and Restaurants, CS clarifies on wearing masks

Police act after bombing incident at Boniface Mwangi's Machakos home

Police act after bombing incident at Boniface Mwangi's Machakos home

90-year-old's dream comes true after he got an audience with Uhuru [Video]

90-year-old's dream comes true after he got an audience with Uhuru [Video]

2 women in viral video of Ndichu twins finally narrate what led to assault

2 women in viral video of Ndichu twins finally narrate what led to assault

New National ID will have a microchip and allow citizens to travel outside Kenya - Uhuru

New National ID will have a microchip and allow citizens to travel outside Kenya - Uhuru

Uhuru lifts nationwide Curfew

Uhuru lifts nationwide Curfew

2 moments which proved politicians are not enemies during Mashujaa Day celebrations

2 moments which proved politicians are not enemies during Mashujaa Day celebrations

Mwai Kibaki is my hero - Raila declares

Mwai Kibaki is my hero - Raila declares

November 16: Miguna Miguna to return to Kenya accompanied by former CJ

November 16: Miguna Miguna to return to Kenya accompanied by former CJ