Thika accident leaves one dead

A prominent business man in Thika town died on Sunday morning when his vehicle was involved in an accident.

The business man who is said to have been eyeing a Parliamentary seat in one of the constituencies in Kiambu County died on the spot when his car collided with a bus.

Confirming the incident, Thika West OCPD, Erastus Muthamia said that the accident occurred at 6:00 am yesterday morning at the KVM area in Thika town.

Muthamia said that they have launched investigations into the cause of the accident and they are making headway with help from the eyewitnesses.

According to the bus driver he saw a car moving haphazardly along the road, he tried to avoid hitting the vehicle but he was unable to and the result was the death of the driver of the personal vehicle, said Muthamia.

Muthamia said that cases of accidents have not been so many but called on the motorists to be very careful along the roads to prevent avoidable accidents.

By Joseph Ng’ang’a