Several injured in multiple car accident near Gilgil weigh bridge

By Susan Njire

Several members of public have been rushed to various hospitals following a grisly road accident along the busy Nairobi-Nakuru highway. The incident according to the police reports and emergency rescue teams has occurred a little distance from Gilgil weigh bridge this evening. From the scene of the accident it is clear that the situation could have been worse. Judging from the appearance of the wreckage that have survived the crash.

Involved in the accident is one public service vehicle belonging to Bungoma line SACCO, a personal vehicle which suffered the biggest destruction and a medium sized truck. The incident occurs at a time when the importance of road safety is being emphasized. Annual deaths due to road accidents have been on the rise with human error being blamed for several accidents.

The police and emergency rescue teams are on the ground clearing up traffic along the busy highway as those injured receive the required medical attention.

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