Jan 31, 2023

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Expressway first death: James Njenga was expecting to be a dad

Monday’s crash on the Nairobi Expressway at the Mlolongo tollbooth brings back memories of another horrific accident at the same location less than two weeks ago that left a motorist dead and a young family behind.< /p>

James Njenga was returning home from Kitengela when his vehicle crashed at the entrance to the Mlolongo dual carriageway on June 26th.

He was buried last Friday in Ndeiya, Limuru Constituency, Kiambu County.

He was a government appraiser based in Marsabit and graduated from the University of Nairobi on graduating in Real Estate Management in 2018.

Wife affected

“His wife is pregnant and the news of the husband’s death affected her. She is not ready to discuss her husband’s death,” a family friend told the nation.

The expressway was officially opened by President Kenyatta on May 14.

Mr Kenyatta had allowed motorists to use the road free of charge before the road officially opened.

The Kenya National According to Highways Authority (Kenha), the accident was caused by a motorist traveling at high speed as he approached the toll booth.

“The motorist… [hit] one other vehicles cleared,” read a statement partially shared by Kenha.