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Grisly road accident claims lives of six family members – PHOTOS

Six members of the same family perished in a grisly road accident involving private car and a lorry along Eastern bypass, Ruai, Nairobi on Saturday morning.

According to police report, the driver of the private car a Toyota Noah survived and was rushed to hospital in a serious condition while the occupants of the lorry escaped unhurt.

The interior of a vehicle that was involved in a road accident along the Eastern bypass, Ruai that claimed the lives of six family members PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU
The interior of a vehicle that was involved in a road accident along the Eastern bypass, Ruai that claimed the lives of six family members PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU

The six were from a graduation event in Kakamega headed for Kangundo when the accident happened at about 5am.

According to a traffic police officer who was involved in the rescue operation, the accident occurred at a junction on the Eastern by-pass, alythough it remains unclear who between the two motorists was at fault.

Police are investigating the incident.

A man views a lorry that was involved in a road accident along the Eastern bypass, Ruai. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU
A man views a lorry that was involved in a road accident along the Eastern bypass, Ruai. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU