A trailer driver dies after hitting a tree along the Nakuru-Nairobi Highway
A driver of a trailer has died at Nakuru Nursing Home after he involved in an accident at Free Area along the busy Nakuru-Nairobi highway. The truck labeled 'Hamburg Sud' lost control, veered off the road hitting a tree. The driver was trapped inside the trailer's cabin for over an hour and could be heard continuously calling out for help.
He was saved by the Kenya Red Cross and rushed to Nakuru Nursing Home but pronounced dead on arrival. Nakuru county police commander Stephen Matu said, the vehicle was heavily loaded with tea leaves from a company in Rongai and was heading to Mombasa.