Six people die, eight injured in grisly road accident in Kilifi
SEE ALSO :Search for Nakuru killer motorist onIt is the fourth road accident in the area involving stationary trucks in two years. Confirming the incident, Kilifi County Commander Fredrick Ochieng said the four died on the spot after a Mombasa bound Munawar shuttle matatu hit the lorry at 6:45 am. “The matatu was coming from Kilifi heading to Mombasa and on reaching at Shauri Moyo it hit the lorry which was having mechanical issues and was parked on the road. The driver and two men, one of them his conductor, together with a woman died on the spot,” said Ochieng’. The County Commander said the matatu had 12 passengers on board. Ochieng’ added that the driver of the lorry will be charged in court for the deaths as he failed to alert road users that there was a broken lorry ahead.
SEE ALSO :Road traffic congestion problem solvableAddressing journalists in his office, Kilifi County Medical Superintended Eddy Zomo confirmed that six people had died in the accident. “We arrived at the scene and found four adults dead. Two of them died while undergoing treatment,” said Zomo.