[PHOTOS] 'Free flour' as Ruiru residents loot from truck in accident

In Summary

•Witness John Kariuki, a bodaboda driver, said the lorry was speeding and lost control.

•Victims sustained minor injuries

Police take control and disperse looting crowds at an accident scene involving a lorry ferrying cooking flour and two other saloon cars
Police take control and disperse looting crowds at an accident scene involving a lorry ferrying cooking flour and two other saloon cars
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

There was heavy traffic after a lorry ferrying flour from Thika to Nairobi was involved in an accident after hitting two saloon vehicles along Thika Road around Hakairu bridge on  Wednesday.

Witness John Kariuki, a bodaboda driver, said the lorry was speeding and lost control.

Victims sustained minor injuries.

Enforcement from Ruiru police station arrived and dispersed the crowd.

Huge crowd gather at the scene of accident
Huge crowd gather at the scene of accident
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Some youths involve themselves in looting
Some youths involve themselves in looting
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Police take control of traffic
Police take control of traffic
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Collection of safe flour bundles underway
Collection of safe flour bundles underway
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Police disperse rowdy crowd
Police disperse rowdy crowd
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Some youths involve themselves in looting
Some youths involve themselves in looting
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Angry youths oppose the police efforts of sending them away
Angry youths oppose the police efforts of sending them away
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Collection of safe flour bundles underway
Collection of safe flour bundles underway
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