Kajiado:Four-year-old child among 4 killed in head-on collision

Kajiado:Four-year-old child among 4 killed in head-on collision

Tragedy struck along the Loitoktok-Emali Road in Kajiado County on Friday evening.

Claiming the lives of four individuals in a devastating road collision.

The accident involved a saloon car, registration number KAW 897R, which tragically lost control and collided head-on with an oncoming lorry, registered as KDE 232P.

The collision occurred around 7:00 PM at Lunguswa area along the busy highway.

According to reports from the Loitoktok Police Station, the occupants of the saloon car.

A police car at a crime scene
A police car at a crime scene

Including two adult females, one adult male, and a four-year-old child, all perished in the accident.

The impact was severe, and they died instantly at the scene.

Fatal road accidents have been a growing concern not just in Kajiado but all over Kenya.

with statistics from the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) highlighting a worrying trend. From January 1 to April 1, 2024, a total of 7,198 people were involved in road accidents across the country.

Sadly, these accidents resulted in 1,189 fatalities, with many more sustaining serious and minor injuries.

The rising number of road accidents highlights the urgent need for strict adherence to traffic rules and heightened safety measures on Kenyan roads.

As communities mourn the loss of loved ones, authorities continue to emphasize the importance of road safety awareness to prevent further tragedies.

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