Nine people have lost their lives in Gatundu after a vehicle they were travelling in lost control and plunged into River Nyakabai near Mataara Shopping Centre in Gatundu
The driver of the 14-seater matatu lost control when negotiating a sharp corner, resulting to the death of the 9 people. Seven people were also injured in the accident and were rushed to Thika Level 5 Hospital.
The occupants of the vehicle were from dowry payment ceremony.
In other news, a 14-seater matatu has plunged into Indian Ocean at Nyali Bridge. The matatu was heading Mombasa from Malindi.
Kenya Red Cross confirmed the incident and said rescue operation is underway.