Seven people have lost their lives in a road accident enroute to celebrate a member of county assembly’ s victory.
A deadly accident that happened in Longelded, Samburu have caused the untimely death of the seven.
According to Darubininews.co.ke sources, the Seven were in a celebratory mood of the elected Member of county assembly before they met their untimely death.
They were headed to Leereta area where the Member County Assembly comes from.
The vehicle they boarded rolled over on the road leaving the seven lifeless. Some of the People in the Vehicle died however, it has not been established how many lives were in the same vehicle.
Deputy commander, Samburu East by the name Juma boy ,has confirmed the incident and stated that indeed lives have been lost.
The injured, were taken were taken to the nearest health facility which is a local hospital to nurse their injuries.
Authorities have taken the wrecked vehicle to their custody as investigations on the cause of the accident is still underway.
The deputy police commander, Juma Boy, reported that investigations are ongoing and the case will be reported soon.
This being one of the many accidents that have happened during the general election in 2022.
Earlier, the police reported that most people celebrating the election are under the influence of alcohol hence poor judgement in roads when driving.
During the elections on 9th August 2022, NACADA ordered the closure of all bars and restaurants which sell alcohol. An order that most counties followed.
In line with this, the chief executive officer of NACADA stated that closure of bars could avoid many accidents including fights that can happen on election day if people are under the influence of alcohol.
The deputy police commander in Samburu East stated, “We have launched probe into the matter to establish what transpired before the accident.”