Driver narrates events that led to the deadly Londiani Crash.
Speaking to the media, Peter Otieno, a Driver narrates events that led to the deadly Londiani Crash, along the Kericho- Nakuru highway.
He states that he was on the opposite side of the road when he noticed the trailer speeding in his direction prompting him to slow down to avoid a collision.
However, the driver behind him assumed he had stopped to buy something at the busy market and went on to overtake. Unfortunately,the vehicle crashed with the trailer.
He stated,” I had arrived at the junction when I saw the trailer speeding prompting me to slow down to avoid the accident. The driver behind me decided to overtake, that’s how the collision happened.”
“have seen over 20 bodies laying dead on the ground but there were more crashed under the trailer,” he added.
Another man who witnessed the accident, narrated that the trailer veered off the road and came ramming to multiple vehicles and boda boda at the market.
He stated,”When I heard the news I was worried since my wife works at the market. She told me that after seeing the vehicle heading in their direction at high speed, she ran for safety before heading home.”
The Roads cabinet secretary has stated that investigations to what led to the accident have started, as the country condoles with the families of those who lost their lives.
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