Five dead, 16 injured in matatu accident on Mombasa-Nairobi highway


Five dead, 16 injured in matatu accident on Mombasa-Nairobi highway
Matatu collides with a trailer at Kapiti area on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway. PHOTO| CITIZEN DIGITAL

Five people died and 16 others were injured on Monday morning after a matatu collided with a trailer at Kapiti area on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway.

The 14-seater matatu was ferrying Akorino church faithful for a tour to Mombasa when the vehicle collided head-on with the Nairobi-bound truck.

Machakos Deputy Director for Emergency Services Festus Kitongu says it was not immediately clear what caused the collision.

The injured were rushed to Machakos Level Five Hospital.

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