Kenya: Woman Dies in Bizarre Incident After Falling Off Ox-Cart

20 February 2020

Residents of Matuu, in Machakos county are still reeling in shock after a middle-aged woman died when an ox-cart which was carrying her hit a cactus plant in a bizarre incident.

According to witnesses the deceased and her co-wife were on their way home from harvesting when the incident happened near Masinga market.

"The cart hit a cactus plant and they fell off," said a witness on condition of anonymity.

Good Samaritans who were at the scene rushed the woman to Masinga Level Three Hospital where she was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Her body was taken to Mabaku Funeral Home in Matuu.

The co-wife to the deceased survived the tragic incident but suffered injuries.

She was treated and later discharged from the hospital.

According to the police, the deceased was seriously injured from the fall which may have caused her death.

Tagged:

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Nairobi News

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.