A motorcyclist died on Wednesday after his motorcycle was hit by an oncoming vehicle along the Wote-Makindu road on Sunday.
The deceased who was identified as Peter Muendo Mwalili (55) was rushed to Makueni Referral Hospital where he was being treated for head injuries but succumbed while receiving treatment.
The Makueni Sub-County Police Commander (SCPC), Timothy Maina confirmed the Sunday 2.30pm accident that occurred at Makueni Boy’s junction.
The accident involved a Toyota Hilux Registration Number KCP 702S coming from Makindu, while the Motorcycle KMCL 702S Skygo was coming from Wote.
“The driver of the vehicle refused to give way as he turned to the right without due care hence hit one on coming
motorcycle,” said Maina while speaking to Kenya News Agency in his Wote office.
The SCPC said that the vehicle and the motorcycle have been towed to the police station where inspection will be carried out.
The body of the deceased was taken to Makueni Referral Hospital mortuary for preservation awaiting post-mortem.
By Patrick Nyakundi