Lorry tyre bursts killing one on spot and injuring several others

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A lorry tyre burst in Kwale county instantly killing a 50-year-old man and injuring several others.

According to a police report, the deceased David Mutua Kitheka was welding a full pressured lorry tyre at Tukutane workshop when it suddenly blew, instantly killing him.

Several other victims were rushed to Kinondo hospital in serious conditions following the incident.

The deceased body is lying at Kwale morgue awaiting postmortem.
A burst tyre.

The incident was reported at Msambweni sub-county, Diani police station.

Police have commenced investigations after visiting and taking photos of the scene.