7 die in a tragic accident on Nairobi Mombasa highway

7 die in a tragic accident on Nairobi Mombasa highway

BY CORRESPONDENT,VOI,25TH DEC,2021-Road carnage continue to take innocent lives of Kenyans as it is the norm during charismas festivities . On Saturday afternoon ,Seven people died on the spot and two others sustained serious injuries after two vehicles collided head-on at Engwata Macknon area, along the Mombasa-Nairobi highway.

According to eye witness reports, a Subaru en route to Mombasa and a BMW were involved in a collision that killed majority of the cars’ occupants immediately.

The BMW, which was ferrying a family of four, burst into flames immediately after the incident owing to the impact of the collision.

The two survivors have since been rushed to the Moi Referral Hospital in Voi for specialized treatment while the vehicles have been towed to Macknon Road Police Station.

Voi Sub-county Police Commander, Bernastein Shali, said there is a need for road users to exercise more caution while using the highway.

“The drivers should take extreme caution while using the road, especially during this festive season,” he said.

The wrecked vehicles were towed to Voi Police Station and investigations has been launched over the fatal accident.

The four  fatalities come barely a day after four more people perished in another road accident involving a trailer and Dreamline Bus Company at Manyani area, Wednesday morning. The accident also leftover 20 people injured.

 

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