Two separate road accidents occurred on Friday night in Maai Mahiu and Salgaa claiming 16 lives. Seven of the people who perished were from the same family. The Salga accident which occurred at around 2:30 am and involved a personal vehicle that was heading to Kitale, a Greenline matatu and a truck-trailer from Eldoret.
As reported by Nation, Rongai police boss (OCPD) Joseph Mwamburi said that the personal vehicle was trying to overtake the bus when the accident occurred. The personal vehicle was ferrying members of the same family. It attempted to overtake the bus when it collided head-on with an oncoming trailer,” he said.
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