Six dead, several injured following accident involving 5 vehicles


Six dead, several injured following accident involving 5 vehicles
The wreckage following a road accident involving five vehicles at Makobeni bridge on the Mazeras-Kaloleni road in Kilifi.

In Summary

  • The accident occurred when a saloon car which was heading towards Kilifi collided with a trailer heading to Mombasa from Kaloleni.
  • Two buses and another lorry were also involved in the accident, leading to a huge traffic snarl up that lasted for over three hours.

By Abchun Abdi

Six people were on Monday killed and several others injured following a road accident involving five vehicles at Makobeni bridge on the Mazeras-Kaloleni road in Kilifi.

The accident occurred when a saloon car which was heading towards Kilifi collided with a trailer heading to Mombasa from Kaloleni.

Two buses and another lorry were also involved in the accident, leading to a huge traffic snarl up that lasted for over three hours.

Hilal Sudi a matatu driver who witnessed the crash claimed many accidents have occurred in the area in recent times due to lack of speed bumps and uncleared road bushes.

Rabai Member of Parliament William Kamoti, addressing the press at the scene, asked the Kenya National Highway Authority (KeNHA) to move with speed and put bumps in the area.

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