8 People Die In 2 Separate Accidents
The accidents occured in the Salgaa area blackspot while the other was in Wote, Makueni County
At Salgaa, four people died on the spot while one died while being treated in the hospital
The accident occured near the Nakuru Teachers College
According to Salgaa Base Commander, Alex Mumo, a trailer headed for Nakuru from Eldoret was trying to overtake a vehicle when it collided head-on with an oncoming small car
The vehicle's driver sustained serious injuries in the accident.
The four bodies were taken to Nakuru Municipal Mortuary while the cars were towed to the Salgaa traffic base.
The accident occured two days after another that claimed 3 lives along the Nakuru-Salgaa-Kibunja blackspot
In the Makueni accident, three people died on Monday night and four others seriously injured.
The vehicle was travelling to Makueni when it was involved in the accident
According to the driver of the car who is among those injured, the vehicle burst its tyres and veered off the road before hitting an electricity pole.
Kathonzweni OCS David Makabira said two of the injured have been transferred to Kenyatta National Hospital in critical condition.
Two others have been admitted at Makueni level 5 hospital.
By Morgan Mueke