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AFC fan dies in tragic accident

One AFC Leopards’ fan died and ten were seriously injured when the vehicle they were travelling in was in involved an accident on Saturday.

The fans were enroute to Nairobi after watching Leopards vs Karuturi league match when the pick-up truck they were travelling in collided with a trailer at the Mai Mahiu/Naivasha roundabout.

The injured are currently admitted at Naivasha District Hospital with four believed to be in critical condition.

The driver of the trailer was arrested and is currently helping police in Naivasha with investigation.

Speaking at the hospital, AFC Leopards acting secretary general Duncan Angode told SuperSport.com that one patient was later in the evening rushed to Nairobi Hospital for further medical check-up.

Those injured according to Angode were members of the AFC Leopards Kibera Branch .

Club chairman Alex Ole Magelo sent condolences to the family of the bereaved and wished those admitted quick recovery.

“I’m saddened with the news. It’s unfortunate we have lost one precious life, a person who had travelled all the way from Nairobi to cheer the team. On behalf of the club and the entire Leopards’ fraternity, I would like to pass our sincere condolences and wish those who are currently admitted speedy recovery.”


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