One person died on the spot while four others escaped with serious injuries in a grisly road accident along Maseno /Luanda road in Vihiga County.
Luanda Sub County traffic base commander, Mr. Hannington Mwazonga confirmed the incident which involved a car and a lorry Sunday evening.
Mwazonga said the car which was heading to Busia collided with an oncoming lorry before it rolled several times.
The driver of the car, who was allegedly speeding, was actually overtaking a fleet of vehicles at the time of the accident. The driver sustained serious chest injuries”, said Mwazonga,
The police officer said two of the injured passengers were officers working with Vihiga County government.
One of the injured passengers was the County Government’s Executive in charge of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, Mr. Sande Mukuna, who was travelling home, he said.
The injured were rushed to Masaba hospital where they were still receiving medical attention while the body was removed to Coptic Hospital mortuary in Luanda.
Source: Kenya News Agency