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Fire engine crash mum did not have valid driving licence
6:00pm Friday 26th October 2012 in News
A MOTHER of three who died after colliding with a fire engine was driving without a valid licence, an inquest heard.
As she switched her gold Toyota Yaris from the left lane to the right lane of the dual-carriageway at 9am on September 9 last year, Mrs Gakonde drove into the path of a fire engine on its way to save a child trapped in a car.
She died of multiple injuries 25 minutes later.
During the second day of an inquest into her death it was revealed that Mrs Gakonde only had a provisional licence.
Her devastated husband, John Njuguna, wept as coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray recorded a verdict of accidental death.