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Four die at Gilgil weighbridge accident, Ziwani MCA survives with serious injuries

A scene of the accident at Gilgil weigh bridge on Sunday morning. Photo/COURTESY
Four people on Sunday morning died after a car they were travelling in was involved in an accident at Gilgil weighbridge.

Ziwani Ward MCA Millicent Wambui Mugadi was the sole survivor in the accident.

Millicent is admitted at the St Mary’s Hospital, Gilgil.

The personal car which was heading to Nairobi was overtaking a fleet of vehicles when it rammed head-on into an oncoming trailer.

Minority Chief whip Hashim Kamau said that Mugadi sustained multiple fractures and plans are underway to airlift her to Nairobi for specialised treatment.

They were returning from a friend’s burial in Western.

The accident caused a major traffic snarl-up on the busy road.Police said occupants from the trailer escaped with slight injuries.

The accident comes barely 24 hours after six members of the same family died in an accident involving a private car and a lorry along the Eastern bypass.
The group was driving in a Noah vehicle when it collided with a lorry in Ruai.
Police say the driver of the private car survived and was rushed to hospital in a serious condition.
They were travelling from a graduation ceremony in Kakamega headed for Kangundo when the accident happened at 5am.

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