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Five die,13 more seriously injured in an accident in Machakos

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BY CORRESPONDENT,MACHAKOS,11TH JULY 2019-Five passengers died on the spot while 13 others were seriously injured on Wednesday evening in a road accident at Muumandu area on the Wote-Machakos road.

Machakos County Director of Emergency Services David Mwongela  who confirmed the incident said the accident involved a 14-seater matatu which veered off the road and rolled several times killing five people on the spot.

However it  was not immediately established  what caused the accident, however, it is reported that the driver of the matatu, which was heading to Machakos from Makueni, was speeding.

The injured were taken to Machakos Level 5 Hospital where bodies of the deceased were also moved.

Police have launched investigations into the incident .

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