Eldoret: Six killed, several injured as matatu collides head on with tractor without headlights

for Tv47 Digital November 24, 2022, 07:13 AM
Six killed in Eldoret accident
The wreckage of the 14-seater matatu that was involved in a head-on collision with a tractor in Maili Tisa, Eldoret, on Nov. 23, 2022 night. PHOTO/COURTESY

In Summary

  • The accident occurred when a 14-seater matatu collided with a tractor without headlights in Maili Tisa area, on the Eldoret-Turbo Road.
  • The six people died on the spot.

Six people were on Wednesday, November 23 night killed after a vehicle they were travelling in was involved in a tragic accident at Leseru-Tankit area in Maili Tisa on the Eldoret-Turbo Road.

The accident occurred when a tractor without headlights collided head on with a 14-seater matatu that was heading to Kitale from Nairobi.

A parastatal vehicle that was behind the matatu also rammed into it after the collision.

A parastatal vehicle that was behind the matatu also rammed into it at the time of collision. PHOTO | COURTESY

The six people died on the spot while several others sustained injuries.

The bodies of the six were removed to Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital mortuary as the injured were rushed to various hospitals in Eldoret.

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