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  • The accident on the Thika highway near Garden City on January 13, 2021.

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  • Motorists using the Thika highway on Wednesday January 13 were faced with heavy traffic following a gruesome accident on the busy road.

    The accident involving a bus and a motorcycle occurred near Garden City on the CBT side in Thika Town on the highway side.

    On the photos seen by TBEN.co.ke, the bus overturned blocking two lanes of the road.

    The accident on the Thika highway near Garden City on January 13, 2021.

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    The motorcycle had two occupants at the time of the accident, the driver and the passenger.

    Unconfirmed reports indicate that one person has succumbed to the injuries.

    The accident caused a surge in traffic, with motorists reporting stretches of up to 1 kilometer.

    Police were deployed to the scene to direct traffic and drivers advised to approach the area with caution.

    The accident on the Thika highway near Garden City on January 13, 2021.

    The accident on the Thika highway near Garden City on January 13, 2021.

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    Statistics from the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) as of December 13, 2020 revealed that the number of fatalities increased compared to the same period in 2019, where 107 people died during the same period in 2019.

    Statistics documented by the police and the NTSA indicate that road accidents between January and December 2020 amounted to 3,663 compared to 3508 at the same period in 2019.

    Traffic rumbles following an accident on the Thika Expressway near Garden City on January 13, 2021.

    Traffic rumbles following an accident on the Thika Expressway near Garden City on January 13, 2021.

    The accident on the Thika highway near Garden City on January 13, 2021.

    The accident on the Thika highway near Garden City on January 13, 2021.

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    The scene of the accident on the Thika Expressway near Garden City on January 13, 2021.

    The scene of the accident on the Thika Expressway near Garden City on January 13, 2021.

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