A motorcyclist, who was involved in a collision with Susan Mangeni, Principal Secretary of Micro, Medium, and Small Enterprises, has tragically passed away in a local hospital. The incident took place on October 16 in Korinda, Busia County. According to the police, Mangeni’s four-wheel drive vehicle collided with the motorcyclist, leading to the deployment of an airbag, resulting in serious injuries to both parties.
The motorcyclist succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead upon arrival at a nearby hospital. In contrast, the Principal Secretary, Susan Mangeni, sustained injuries but was reported to be out of danger. She complained of pain in her face and chest and was admitted to the hospital in stable condition. Law enforcement authorities have initiated an investigation into the accident.
The collision inflicted substantial damage to Mangeni’s car, which was subsequently towed to the local police station for further examination. Meanwhile, in the Homeland area along Thika Road, another bodaboda rider lost his life after colliding with a lorry. Unfortunately, the rider died at the scene, and his body was transported to the mortuary. Along Forest Road, a pedestrian lost their life in a separate accident when struck while crossing the road.
The police are currently conducting investigations into these accidents. Authorities have expressed concern about the increasing number of fatal accidents in the country and emphasize the need for caution among all road users. With over 3,000 annual fatalities resulting from accidents in the country, the consequences of these incidents impact numerous individuals.