On Monday, 15th May, 2023 five people died and eight others seriously injured after a Matatu travelling from Eldoret to Nakuru along Eldoret-Nakuru highway lost control and overturn in Shachangwan area.
Report from Molo police commander said, four men and one woman died on the spot while, 8 others were seriously injured as the results of the Monday accident.
Those who were injured have been rushed to Nakuru county hospital for treatment and the deceased are at the hospital mortuary, waiting for their family members to identify their body.
One of the survivor during the tragic accident said the driver was driving the Matatu at an high speed limit leading in brekfailure and the Matatu later loss control. The driver makes passengers to be in a panic mode and everyone makes his last prayer, they find courage and and try to calm the driver to find an alternative to stop the Matatu but all was in vain.
One of the doctor in Molo hospital said they are trying to look for the parents of 2 children who survived during the accident.
The police has advised drivers to follow traffic rules and regulations while driving along the road and avoid high speed rate everytime.