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January 19, 2018

Three bishops perish in Embu road crash

Witnesses said the bishops died on the spot after their car collided head-on with another car.
Witnesses said the bishops died on the spot after their car collided head-on with another car.

Three bishops died on Friday night in a head-on collision on the Embu-Makutano road.

The African Independent Pentecostal Church of Africa (AIPCA) bishops perished on the spot after their saloon car collided with another at Wamumu area.

Witnesses said the accident occurred at around 8:30pm as the clergy were travelling to Nairobi after attending a church function in Embu.

Read: Two killed in Gatundu road accident

Three other people including the drivers of the two cars sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Mwea Mission Hospital.

The bodies of the deceased were moved to the facility’s morgue.

The latest accident brings to over 200 the number of people who have lost their lives in road accidents in the month of December.

Read: 17 dead in grisly road accident on Thika-Garissa highway

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