Five people perished after attending a burial which took place in Naivasha. This is after a grisly road accident which took place along Nairobi-Nakuru highway. The mourners were traveling to Nairobi from a funeral in Naivasha. This occurred on Tuesday 6th.
As reported by a local media, the accident involved mourner’s personal car and a canter. Four passenger died on the spot of the accident at Ihindu center in Naivasha while the driver passed on while undergoing treatment at Naivasha sub-county hospital.
According to the OCPD Samwel Waweru, driver of the mourner’s car was on the wrong as he tried overtaking the canter and that’s when he rammed head-on into the incoming trailer killing four on the spot.
The OCPD added that the driver left the climbing lane on his way to Nairobi before he rammed over a canter which was going to the opposite direction. He stated that the canter had two people in it.
“We have come to learn that the seven were mourners who had attended a friend’s burial and were on their way to Nairobi when the accident occurred,” he said.
Mr Waweru revealed that the identity of the deceased have been made and family members have been informed.