KDF Soldier Dies In Nasty Highway Accident

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KDF soldier killed, 3 others injured after vehicle overturns in Kirinyaga

Details have emerged on how a KDF soldier lost his life in a grisly road accident along the Nanyuki-Nairobi road.

Three other occupants of the vehicle sustained serious injuries during the accident.

Mwea West OCPD Owour Wenda said the soldier died on the spot while the others – who sustained hand fractures — were taken to the nearby Sagana Hospital before later being transferred to a Nairobi hospital for specialised treatment.

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According to officer Wenda, the soldiers were heading to Nairobi from Nanyuki when the Land Rover vehicle they were travelling in developed a tyre burst and rolled several times.

The vehicle was extensively damaged and has since been towed to the local police station.

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The area police boss further added that the body of the deceased is currently being preserved at a local mortuary and will be handed over to his family for a proper burial.

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