Aug 18, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Several injured in Nairobi Expressway accident at Mlolongo Toll Station

Several people were injured in an accident Saturday night at the Mlolongo tollbooth of the Nairobi Expressway.

Confirmation of the crash, the first serious accident recorded on the new highway, Kenya National Highways Authority ( KeNHA) said the accident was caused by a motorist driving at high speed as he approached the exit.

“The motorist crashed into the toll booth and ran over other vehicles that were clearing the exit were,” reads a statement shared by KeNHA reads in part.

The vehicle crashed into one of the toll booths, injuring a toll attendant and other motorists. According to KeNHA, the injured were hospitalized and “are responding to treatment”.

The affected exit was subsequently closed.