A multi-car collision at Kisumu-Kakamega Rd police roadblock, several people injured.

On the Kisumu-Kakamega Highway in Vihiga County, an accident involving 11 vehicles left several individuals in critical condition.

The tragedy, according to accounts that reached the news desk, was brought on by a trailer that struck ten vehicles at the Anjelika checkpoint.

The trailer lost its brakes and struck the cars at the barrier, Vihiga County Commander Benjamin Ong’ombe informed the media.

The number of fatalities has not been officially reported, however Vihiga County Referral Hospital has verified it has taken in a number of wounded.

Later, I’ll be able to determine the precise number of casualties we’ve sustained. Dr. Vitalis Juma, acting medical director of Vihiga County Referral Hospital, stated that we are now taking care of them.

Residents gathered in a mob at the scene of the collision and blamed the police blockade for the mishap.

Anti-riot police had already arrived at the scene by the time of the report.

More to come…

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