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Meru Deputy Speaker Mwenda Ali hospitalised, daughter dies in road crash

Meru County Deputy Speaker Mwenda Ali has been airlifted to Nairobi after sustaining injuries in a grisly road accident at Gatunduri in Embu County.

The deputy speaker who is also the MCA for Njia Ward, Meru County lost his daughter in the accident along the Embu-Meru highway.

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While confirming the incident Embu West Traffic base commander Solomon Wamae said a 6-year-old child sustained serious injuries and was rushed to Tenri Hospital where she succumbed while receiving treatment.

Another child was airlifted together with his dad and the driver to Karen Hospital in Nairobi both with serious injuries.

Two motor vehicles a Subaru and Toyota Hilux were involved in a head-on collision accident at Gatunduri area along Embu-Meru highway just past Ena market as you head towards Embu town from Runyenjes town.

The Subaru had four people on board, two children and an adult and his driver, both of whom suffered injuries while the Toyota Hilux had a single person who suffered minor injuries.

The accident left the deputy speaker’s Subaru car in wreckage after bursting into flames from the head-on collision accident impact with a Toyota Hilux.

The vehicle was consumed by flames beyond recognition while the double cabin pick-up veered off to the roadside thicket with its front partially destroyed.

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