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Police officer killed in car-motorcycle crash


The wreckage of the car that hit the AP and the woman (Nation)

Two people among them an Administration Police officer died on Tuesday after a car and motorcycle collided in Migori town.

The AP and a woman lost their lives after the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a car along the Migori-Isbania highway.

Joseph Nthenge who is the Migori Police Commander stated that the officer attached at Kowino Police Station was reporting for work when the incident happened.


“He died on the spot while the lady died as she was receiving treatment at Ojele Memorial Hospital. The two bodies were taken to the hospital’s mortuary awaiting a post-mortem examination,” remarked Nthenge.

Reports indicated that the driver of the vehicle was trying to overtake another vehicle before the two were hit from behind.

“The driver of the car that hit the deceased is being held at Migori Police Station.

“We shall investigate and take appropriate action should he be found guilty of reckless driving,” stated the police boss.

Officers killed in during escort


On January 18, two officers died after a bus collided with a G4S lorry at Naromoru area in Nyeri County.

The officers were among the four people that lost their lives in the accident between a Moyale Linear bus that was heading to Moyale and the lorry.

The law enforcers had been escorting the courier service vehicle from Meru when the accident occurred.


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