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Several Feared Dead As Lorry Rams Into Traders, Vehicles In Dundori, Nakuru (Photos)

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Several people are feared dead after a lorry rammed into traders and other vehicles in Dundori Trading Center, Nakuru County.

According to photos circulated on social media, the lorry is said to have lost control hence badly damaged alongside other vehicles.

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Eyewitnesses indicated that the lorry which was coming from Nyahururu side first hit a power pole before ramming into vehicles and tens of small-scale traders at the market.

It is still unclear on the reasons that led to the lorry veering off the road although police are said to have been called to the scene.

Consequently, further reports indicate that at least 10 vehicles were damaged in the accident.

Kenya Power speaking to a local publication indicated that power had been switched off as a safety measure.

Read Also: 7 People Killed As Lorry Rams Into Roadside Traders Along Eldoret-Webuye Highway

“We have switched off the power connection as a public safety measure,” said Kenya Power in a statement to K24 Digital.

In yet a similar incident on Monday, seven people died after a lorry rammed into traders at Kaburengu along Eldoret-Webuye highway.

The lorry with faulty brakes was said to have hit a Public Service Vehicle (PSV) before crashing into a group of traders at Kaburengu market.

At least 14 people were injured and rushed to Webuye Referral hospital.

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Written by Mercy Auma

Passionate about human interest stories and politics. Email news@kahawatungu.com

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