Ngata Bridge, Nakuru – Eldoret Highway 13th December 2022 – Around 6 pm.
Seven people have been confirmed dead following a tragic accident at Ngata bridge. Ngata is located along Nakuru to Eldoret highway. According to the reliable sources, ten people are nursing serious injuries.
Ngata Accident involved a trailer and several matatus. This is exactly the same spot where several people including students from Rift valley institute lost their lives in an accident on 26th November.
Residents have called on the government to complete the construction of the road to avoid such like accidents in future.
1. Just minutes ago, a grizzly accident has occurred at Ngata Bridge involving a trailer and 2 matatus. Several feared dead.
Nakuru-Eldoret highway should be expanded with immediate effect from Njoro interchange to Sobea. Accidents on this stretch is taking lives.
2. The trailer rammed into two 14-seater matatus at Ngata Bridge along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway.
Seven people died on the spot, while others were seriously injured.
The accident comes less than two weeks after three people were killed at the same spot.