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A motorcyclist dies as vehicle hits his motorcycle

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

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