Six-month-old baby killed in Mwingi crash, scores injured
A six-month-old baby died in a road accident along the Mwingi - Garissa road on Saturday as several passengers sustained serious injuries.
The accident involved a Probox and a Toyota Wish. The Probox was coming from Mwingi and heading to Nguni while the Toyota Wish was from Garissa and was on its way to Mwingi.
The Wish hit the Probox on the side cause it to land in a ditch. The infant died on the spot and six other occupants of the car sustained injuries.
The Probox driver, who sought anonymity, said everything happpened quickly and he only remembers seeing the other car trying to avoid hitting a goat, which was crossing the road.
“I can’t tell where I have been injured since my whole body is in pain. There is no electricity in the hospital. We could not get X-rays in time and continued bleeding especially those with broken limbs,” said the driver.
The body of the baby was taken to Mwingi hospital mortuary for postmortem.