A form 3 student at Baptist Secondary school in Machakos town has succumbed after being involved in a road accident at Machakos Town while going home.
Confirming the incident, the school principal Benjamin Kyalo said that the girl who was a form three student at the school was in the company of her friend when the accident occurred yesterday after they had closed school. A lorry hit them from behind and they rushed to Machakos level 5 hospital for treatment but the form three student passed on today.
“Yesterday after closing school my students were involved in an accident where a lorry hit them from behind and people rushed them to Machakos level 5 hospital for treatment but unfortunately one of them for who is a form three student passed on earlier today,” Principal Kyalo said.
The principal went ahead to send his condolences to the parents and friends of the deceased assuring them that the board with the help of the police was going to look into the matter.
“I ask the parents and friends of the two girls to be patient as myself and the board of management look into the matter and know how to go about it,” The principal added.
The other girl is still receiving treatment at Machakos level 5 hospital.