Tragic accident claims four Machakos County Officers

By Bwire Marvin.

Monday night was a somber day for Machakos residents as Four people, including two police officers attached to the Machakos First Lady Lilian Ng’ang’a and two county officers were a road accident at Lukenya on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway.

Shama Wario who is the Athi River Police Chief said four wheel drive vehicle collided with a saloon car in which the four officers were in and killed them on the spot.

According to the police chief, the First Lady’s escort was returning back to Machakos after dropping her in Mlolongo when the tragic accident happened.

The driver of the four wheel drive vehicle was rushed to the Mater Hospital for treatment while the bodies of the four were taken to Shalom Hospital mortuary in Athi River.

Wario sternly warned drivers to be careful while approaching Lukenya area, stating that it is a black spot.

“So many lives have been lost in this area through accidents. I want to caution drivers as they approach this stretch,” he said.

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