She lies in bed at the Kisii Level Five Hospital, grateful to God for sparing her life.

In the news that shocked the nation this weekend, 6 students lost their lives when the car they were traveling in collided head on with an oncoming car along the kissi

Mercy Nyambeki, 22, is the lone survivor of the tragic accident.

Mercy Nyambeki, the only survivor of the  accident at the Kisii Level Five Hospital.

Speaking to Nation News, she narrated what happened


“I was on the back seat of the Toyota Noah that was ferrying my friends and I from Nairobi to an all-white party that was being held at Magena,” she says.

She says their journey to Kisii started on Friday morning shortly after 10am.

“One of our friends advised us to use public means but we decided to contribute and hire the car because of the long distance from Kisii town to Magena,” she said.

She said as their vehicle cruised to Magena, she suddenly heard a loud bang and everything went blank.

“When I regained my senses, I tried to wake up one of my friends – Valarie. She did not respond…it then dawned on me that things were not well…I then blacked out,” she says.

When she came to, Ms Nyambeki says she found herself in hospital.

“We took several photos on our way to Kisii. I did not imagine that this was going to happen.

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