By Jacob Oluoch
One person died today morning and another one was seriously injured after a lorry rammed into a motorbike that had lost control in Malemba Kisumu County along the Kisumu-Kakamega Highway.
The lorry which was reportedly on a high speed rammed into the motorbike killing the pillion rider on the spot.
Eyewitnesses say that the motorbike then rolled for about 500 meters before bursting into flames.
“The motorbike rider lost control near a bridge in Malemba and slides. A lorry which was coming from behind on a high speed rammed on them resulting to the accident,” said an eyewitness.
Eye witnesses however managed to put off the fire.
The rider of the bike was rushed to the Kakamega General Hospital in critical condition while the deceased’s body was taken to the Kakamega Mortuary.
The burnt motorbike and the lorry were taken to Kakamega Police Station for further investigations.