Migori: One Killed, Four Injured In An Accident In Rongo
One person died following an accident involving a matatu and a tractor in Rongo, Migori County.
A police report seen by Citizen Digital shows that the incident happened at Marera area along the Rongo-Kisii highway.
“The tractor, which was heading towards Rongo, developed a mechanical problem before colliding with the matatu,” the report said.
An unidentified man died as a result of the impact. “He succumbed to injuries at the scene while four people who were in the matatu sustained injuries.”
The injured were rushed to Royal Hospital in Rongo. The body of the deceased was taken to Rosewood mortuary pending autopsy.
The accident comes days after a section of residents raised concern over rising cases of road accident along the highway.
“We urge Kenya National Highway Authority to erect bumps along the Kisii-Rongo highway as a mitigation measure,” Peter Otianga, a resident, said.