Driver attached to Nuu Assistant County Commissioner, James Wanyoike narrowly escaped death today at River Enziu of Mwingi East subcounty in Kitui county.
He almost drowned when he tried to cross swollen River Enziu that has seen many people loose their lives.
Confirming the incidence,Mwingi East police boss, Paul Munene has said that the driver rescued by wananchi and their vehicle is still stuck inside the river and cannot be seen at the moment due to the increased amount of water in the river.
“We are waiting for the water to subside so that we can see if the vehicle will be visible then begin to see it out of the river“,Munene said.
Nuu ACC’s vehicle is the second to be stuck at this famous Mwingi East river the first one being the lorry that was transporting charcoal over a month ago that saw three people loose their lives and it’s still stuck in the river up to date.
Mwingi East Ocpd has cautioned residents not to under-rate the amount of water in a river to avoid such cases.