Namanga residents protest over local's death in road crash

Wednesday March 18 2020
Namanga

Namanga residents on Monday, January 21, 2019 blocked the busy Namanga-Nairobi highway to protest over the death of a local in a road crash last week. PHOTO | COURTESY

By NATION REPORTER

Travellers were on Monday stuck for hours on the busyNamanga-Nairobi highway after residents blocked the busy road demanding compensation after a local was hit and killed by bus.

Ms Beatrice Mumbua, who was heading to Tanzania, told Nation they were stranded about six kilometres from the border since 7am.

The residents claimed the local was hit by a Tanzanian bus last week.

The road was cleared at about 11am.