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250 killed in road crashes in one month - 1 Jan 2018 09:42

By: James Mbaka And B ...

They had bid farewell and exchanged end-of-year and New Year wishes as they left their various homes for Nairobi.  Each hoped to celebrate New Year with their loved ones and friends back in the capital city and other parts of the country they were destined to. Instead, the merchant of death intercepted them; some ending up in morgues and others in hospital beds with serious injuries. A child, a student, a parent, a family were entrapped by the depressing fate of many innocent users of Kenya’s killer roads. Thirty-eight lives were instantly snuffed out early Sunday morning in the worst road accident of 2017 on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway. Six others died from injuries while undergoing treatment in hospitals. The latest deaths brought to 250 the total number of people killed in road accidents across the country in December alone. Initial investigations indicate that the driver of the bus left his ...
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