12 People Killed in Mombasa- Nairobi Highway Accident

Twelve people have been reported dead and three others injured following a road accident at Ikanga area in Taita Taveta County on the Nairobi – Mombasa Highway.

Confirming the accident which occurred at around 4.20 pm, Voi OCPD Bernstein Shari said 12 passengers died on the spot after the matatu they were travelling in collided head-on with a truck.

The 14-seater matatu belonging to Chania Genesis Sacco was heading towards Mombasa from Nairobi while the cargo truck was heading in the opposite direction.

The three injured victims were rushed to Moi Referral Hospital in Voi as investigations into the incident continue.More to follow…

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