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Seven Killed In Accident On Mombasa-Malindi Highway

The matatu wreckage. | Courtesy

Seven people have been confirmed dead after an accident on the Mombasa-Malindi highway.

According to reports, the accident occurred after a trailer’s tyre burst and rammed into a matatu on Friday evening.

Five people died on the spot while two were pronounced dead on arrival at the Malindi Subcounty Hospital.

Read: 8 Perish In Two Different Accidents Along Nairobi – Mombasa Highway

Malindi Sub-county Hospital medical superintendent, Evans Ogato, said the two sustained serious injuries.

Early this month, an accident at Kenani area along the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway claimed three lives and left one other person with serious injuries.

The accident, that happened near Mtito Andei, involved a saloon car and a truck.

Also Read:Three Killed In Nairobi-Mombasa Highway Head-On Crash

Makueni County Police Commander Joseph Napeiyan confirmed the incident, saying the Nairobi-bound car crashed head-on with the oncoming truck.

The officer said the three victims were travelling in the saloon car.

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Written by Wycliffe Nyamasege

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