What happened at Londiani? Police say a speedily moving Rwanda-headed truck carrying tons of cement lost control and veered into several other vehicles, market traders, and stalls in western Kenya killing at least 55 people.
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The Friday evening accident occurred at a populous road hotspot in Kericho County.
What happened at Londiani?
More than 55 people have lost their lives even as 30 more are fighting for their lives in Kericho Hospital and Nakuru Level V Hospital.
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The Kenya Red Cross Society is among the well-wishers aiding the recovery, recuperation, and identification of deceased bodies.
Rift Valley police commander Tom Odera says heavy rains followed the grisly accident, greatly slowing down recovery operations.
Transport Minister Kipchumba Murkomen who visited the scene on Saturday morning said the government of Kenya will immediately relocate highway markets away from the busy traffic.
In a Twitter post, President William Ruto described the accident as ‘Distressing.’
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What was the worst accident in Kenya? What happened at Londiani on Friday, June 30, 2023, is by far the deadliest road carnage in recent history. Kenyans are still mourning!