A motorbike rider died on the spot after being ran over by a speeding truck at Mabanga near Kipkaren market along Eldoret – Webuye highway in Lugari Sub County.
Confirming the incident, Lugari Sub County Police Commander Bernard Ngungu said the deceased who was ridding from Webuye towards Eldoret was hit from the back and ran over by the truck that was following him killing him on the spot.
He said the deceased was a student at Sang’alo Institute in Bungoma County who was being sponsored by the government through the National Youth Service (NYS) program.
Ngungu has urged truck drivers to be careful while driving along the highway and mind the lives of other road users.
The body was removed from the scene by officers from Lumakanda police station and taken to Kimbilio mortuary in the neighbouring Uasin Gishu County.