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MWINGI man stealing a ride dies as truck overturns

A 25-year-old resident from Mwingi died when a truck ferrying bags full of cement lost control and veered off the road.

A truck on the road. A trailer overturned today at Tulimani area along Thika Mwingi highway killing a man who had hung on the back of the lorry./Courtesy

Police said the deceased was identified as Kimanzi Musyoki aged 25 years old.

The truck was carrying cement coming from Nairobi heading to Mwingi general direction according to area police boss.

The incident occurred today at around 1.15pm along Mwingi-Thika road in Tulimani area.

The 51-year-old driver Juma Saidi Makhoha sustained injuries on the head while the turn boy Mr Ali Mursal was injured on his left leg. 

Confirming the incident, Mwingi OCPD Peter Mutuma said, "the injured were rushed to Mwingi Level Four Hospital and the body was moved to the same hospital mortuary awaiting post-mortem."



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