The motorist who perished after crashing into a toll booth at the newly-constructed Nairobi Expressway has been laid to rest.
James Njenga crashed into the Mlolongo toll station while on high speed on Saturday night, June 25 leading to his death.
He was laid to rest at their family home in Ndeiya, Limuru, Kiambu County.
Until his demise, Njenga worked as a government valuer stationed in Marsabit County.
He graduated from the University of Nairobi (UoN) in 2018 with a degree in Real Estate Management.
As earlier reported on GOTTA.news, a netizen shared that Njenga was set to do a wedding later this year and had just visited his fianceé’s parents for dowry payments.
“I haven’t received alot of info about him except that he was planning to do his wedding this year. He had just visited his fiancé family last month and paid dowry (ruracio),” Thuku said.
He also disclosed that Jimmy’s uncle is in hospital, however, not confirming if it is as a result of the road accident.
“Stop speeding guys. In this world we are all too busy or too mentally preoccupied to be impressed or amazed by your speeding skills
“The people you overtake in that show off are the same ones who will retrieve your body from the wreckage,” Thuku added.
According to a CCTV footage from the toll station, Njenga’s car hits slow bumps before the station and speed into vehicles being serviced at the station.
The vehicle is then tossed in the air, hits the toll booth before landing on a vehicle at the revenue collection point.
Four tyres are seen flying towards different directions, one on the far left of the town-bound exit, another to the far left of the exit and two others landed next to the toll stations.
He died on the spot while two passengers in the speeding car sustained serious injuries.
Other persons including the toll station attendant and occupants of the third vehicle were rushed to the nearby hospitals where they received medical attention.
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