Irate Residents Burn Vehicle After Killing Boy

Vehicle torched by Kimilili residents on Saturday, August 14, 2021
  • Residents of Kimilili in Bungoma County expressed their fury by burning a vehicle that hit and killed a minor.

    The incident, which occurred on Saturday, August 14, left two women nursing serious injuries.

    Witnesses told journalists that the accident was caused by a woman who was being taught how to drive.

    Vehicle torched by Kimilili residents on Saturday, August 14, 2021
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    The vehicle lost control and veered off the road at Kimilili Town, hitting a woman who was carrying the child. The minor died on the spot.

    According to witnesses, the vehicle injured the woman who was carrying the minor. Police intervened to disperse an angry crowd that had formed.

    Doctors stated that the child had severe head injuries. The mother of the child and the grandmother were admitted to the local hospital.

    Residents complained that the government has ignored calls to install bumps on the busy road, noting that many people have lost their lives along the busy road.

    This comes after another incident where residents of Embu town on Wednesday, August 4, overturned a police car and set it on fire during a demonstration.

    A clip seen by kenyagist.com showed the irate residents overturn the vehicle during a protest at  Kianjokoma trading centre, Embu.

    The residents were protesting the death of two brothers reportedly at the hands of the police.

    Residents also barricaded the Manyatta Police Station and lit bonfires along the road in protest of the tragic incident.

    Embu resident light bonfires during a protest
    Embu resident light bonfires during a protest.
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  • Source: KENYAGIST.COM