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5 die in tragic New Year accident

Five people died in an accident along the Eldama Ravine-Eldoret road in Baringo County in the early hours of January 1 , 2020.

The five, two women and three children were in a small vehicle that was headed to Eldama Ravine from Poror.

Witnesses said the five died on the spot in the 5am accident.

“We heard a loud bang … On rushing to the scene, we found the vehicle in the ditch and the five were already dead,” said Joseph Biwott, told Daily Nation.

Koibatek Sub-County Commander Rashid Mohamed said the driver lost control of the saloon car at Kabonyony junction eventually ending up in a ditch.

The mangled wreck of the ill-fated vehicle was towed to Eldama Ravine police station while the bodies were taken to Eldama Ravine hospital mortuary.

Cover photo: Nation

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