[PHOTOS] Passersby loot tomatoes from overturned truck

The truck overturned near Manyani on Mombasa-Nairobi highway.

In Summary

• Locals descended on the overturned lorry and carted away tomatoes with sacks and containers.

• Other motorists also stopped and loaded their vehicles with the loot before proceeding with their journey.

Members of public loot tomatoes from an overturned truck near Manyani on Mombasa-Nairobi highway on October 16, 2022.
Members of public loot tomatoes from an overturned truck near Manyani on Mombasa-Nairobi highway on October 16, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU

It was a looting spree early hours of Sunday when a truckload of tomatoes overturned near Manyani on Mombasa-Nairobi highway.

Locals descended on the overturned lorry and carted away tomatoes with sacks and containers.

Members of public loot tomatoes from an overturned truck near Manyani on Mombasa-Nairobi highway on October 16, 2022.
Members of public loot tomatoes from an overturned truck near Manyani on Mombasa-Nairobi highway on October 16, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU

Other motorists also stopped and loaded their vehicles with the loot before proceeding with their journey.

Image: ANDREW KASUKU

Traffic police on site had a hard time controlling members of public from looting the tomatoes.

Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Image: ANDREW KASUKU

The cause of the accident was not immediately established.

It also remained unclear where the cargo was being transported to. 

Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
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