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Traffic Snarl Up As Matatu Overturns On Ngong Road

Accident along Ngong Road (Image/Courtesy)

There is a traffic snarl-up on Ngong Road after a 14-seater matatu overturned in the middle of the road.

The accident happened at Ngong road namba nane junction around 8 AM with reports indicating that the matatu hit a land cruiser V8.

According to eyewitnesses, the matatu failed to comply with road safety standards. Further reports indicate that the matatu failed to stop at the red light.

No fatalities have been recorded although traffic police are on the scene assessing the situation.

Read: Traffic Snarl Up Along Kiambu Road As Multiple Cars Involved In Accident

Yesterday, the National Transport Safety Authority (NTSA) announced that starting May 10, it will inspect all motor vehicles above four years from the date of manufacture.

In a letter signed by Interior and Citizen Services PS Paul Famba, all vehicles regardless of ownership will be inspected in line with Section 16 (2) of the Traffic Act.

Motor vehicle owners have been advised to arrange for the inspection of their cars.

This, according to the authority is in a bid to curb the perennial road carnages caused by different factors including unroadworthy vehicles.

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Written by Mercy Auma

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

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