One person dead after trailer ferrying gas explodes

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chyulluOne person has been killed and three others injured when a gas tanker collided head-on with a trailer at Chyullu Hills along Nairobi-Mombasa Highway.

The accident reportedly occurred at 2 am causing a fire from the leaking gas tank.


Makueni County Commissioner Mohammed Maalim says the three were taken to hospitals in Voi and Kibwezi townships.

According to Mr Maalim, the gas tanker heading towards Nairobi, was driving on the wrong lane when it collided with the truck heading in the opposite direction.

Occupants of a third lorry, which rammed the wrecks, escaped unhurt.


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