Two pedestrians got injured on Wednesday after a building under construction collapsed along Moi Avenue.
Police and other witnesses said the sidewalls of the four-Storey building which was under construction collapsed from the second floor injuring two pedestrians a male and female who were passing by.
The injured were taken to the hospital in a stable condition with injuries to their legs and arms.
Nairobi police boss Adamson Bungei said the building known as Ritho House was under construction but there were workers at the site in the 4 pm incident.
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He said construction experts will visit the site as part of the probe into the incident.
“We will have to establish what happened and why. It remains a crime scene for now because people were injured,” he said.
The National Construction Authority (NCA) and other relevant agencies are inspecting the structures under construction as part of efforts to contain the trend with records of several buildings collapsing within Nairobi.
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