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Nairobi County: 25 dead in separate crashes

Nairobi County: 25 dead in separate crashes

A total of 25 people have passed away in road accidents in Nairobi city county alone in the last twenty-four hours, a report from the Nairobi Traffic department has indicated.

Embakasi and Kasarani regions had the largest number of people who died in the road accidents where 6 and 5 dead bodies were recorded respectively.

Two people also had serious injuries while 34 people escaped without injuries. 

Elsewhere six people have died in a road accident along the Eldoret-Kitale highway. The accident involved a government vehicle, a 14-seater matatu, and a tractor according to authorities.

The high number of fatalities recorded comes amid reports of an increasing number of fatalities on Kenyan roads.

Recent data from the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has indicated that road accidents have claimed the lives of 3,541 people since the beginning of the year up to September 26.

The data also indicated that pedestrians account for the highest number of fatalities on Kenyan roads. 

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