Two killed, 40 others injured in Mwingi accident


Two killed, 40 others injured in Mwingi accident

In Summary

  • Confirming the incident, Mwingi Deputy OCPD Nicholas Mutua said the driver of the mini-bus failed to keep on his lane and crossed the road, ramming into the oncoming matatu.
  • Two passengers; a man and woman, died on the spot while several others sustained injuries.

Two people died and 40 others were injured on Saturday night after a 14-seater matatu collided with a mini-bus on the Mwingi—Kyuso Road in Mwingi Central, Kitui County.

Confirming the incident, Mwingi Deputy OCPD Nicholas Mutua said the driver of the mini-bus failed to keep on his lane and crossed the road, ramming into the oncoming matatu.

Two passengers; a man and woman, died on the spot while several others sustained injuries.

The injured were taken to Mwingi Level Four Hospital where a majority of them were treated and discharged.

The two vehicles were towed to Mwingi Police Station.

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