BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,27TH APRIL 2017-Eight people perished Thursday Morning and 12 others injured when a 45-seater matatu collided head-on with a lorry on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway.
Confirming the early morning accident, Kilungu sub-County Police Boss Zacharias Bitok said the injured were taken to Machakos Level 5 Hospital.
“Those who lost their lives are four men and four women. Their bodies have been taken to the Machakos Level 5 Hospital,” Zacharias Bitok.
Wreckage of a 45-seater matatu involved in an accident along Mombasa-Nairobi highway.
The matatu belonging to Jasho Company was headed to Nairobi from Mtito Andei when it collided with an oncoming lorry at DC area between Malili and Salama towns in Mukaa Sub-County, Makueni.
Those who witnessed say the matatu was overtaking another vehicle when the accident occurred.