Kenya Accident | Road accident in Kenya kills 48: police

File Photo Nairobi: A truck rammed several vehicles and traders in western Kenya, killing at least 48 people. This information was provided by the police The accident happened on Friday evening near the Rift Valley town of Londiani, which is located about 200 kilometers northwest of the capital Nairobi. Rift Valley police commander Tom Odera said authorities had found 45 bodies at the scene, but more people were feared trapped under the rubble. He said the number of injured was not clear. “It is dark and raining so we will take some time to confirm the final number of casualties,” Odera said. Local media quoted eyewitnesses as saying the truck veered off the main highway and hit pedestrians and traders after hitting several vehicles. Eyewitnesses shared pictures of the wreckage of the vehicle. 48 killed in Kenya road accident Read @ANI Story | #Accident #RoadAccident — ANI Digital (@ani_digital) June 30, 2023 Rescue operations will continue till night, police said. The Kenya Red Cross Society said heavy rains had hampered relief work and people were still trapped in damaged vehicles. (agency)

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