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12 People Injured In Midnight Accident Around Chumvi, Machakos County

Chumvi
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Chumvi
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3 people were killed and 12 others injured after a 14- seater matatu hit a trailer from behind while trying to overtake a fleet of vehicles at Chumvi in Machakos County.

Machakos County Commander, Samuel Mukindia confirmed the reports, saying that the driver was overtaking and tried to return to his lane but instead hit a trailer from behind. The trailer also lost control and hit another matatu from behind.

“The matatu was unable to overtake a number of vehicles before the accident that involved a multiple of vehicles happened,” Mukindia said.

The accident occurred at around midnight, causing heavy traffic along the Nairobi- Mombasa highway.

The injured passengers were rushed to Machakos level 5 hospital and the bodies of the deceased were transferred to Machakos level 5 hospital mortuary.

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Written by Eva Nyambura

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