Pedestrian survives when knocked down by a truck

A serious injury road traffic accident which occurred today 15/8/2019 at about 5.45pm at chepkolon area along kericho-kisumu road, about 4 kms south of station. Alfred Langat was driving scania truck reg no. KBT 238D/ZD 6439 from kisumu towards kericho general direction and on reaching the location of the accident he made a right-turn to deliver cement at a nearby hardware,thereby blocking the road.

This caused Gilbert Ngetich who was driving an Isuzu canter reg NO KAR 961V to swerve to his offside, thereby hitting and seriously injuring a pedestrian Daniel kipchirchir 16, before eventually colliding with the Scania truck. The Isuzu canter finally hit and rested on an Isuzu lorry reg no KCB111A which was stationary in front of the hardware.

The pedestrian is admitted at kericho hospital with serious head injury. Scene visited and necessary action taken.



By: ThisIsButter (43715.50)

Tags: vehicles, accident, pedestrian survives,

Location: Chepkolon, Kenya