Traffic snarl-up along Mombasa-Nairobi highway following truck accident

To trucks collide head-on bursting into flames at Kalulu area along Mombasa-Nairobi highway.
Two drivers have been injured after their trucks were involved in an accident and went up in flames.

The accident occurred at Kalulu area, between Machinery town and Kambu, Kibwezi East constituency along the Mombasa-Nairobi highway at around noon.

According to Kibwezi Police boss Ben Chagulo, the two vehicles headed in opposite directions had a head-on collision before bursting into flames.

"The two trucks met head-on and shortly after the accident, they burst into a huge flame. They were burnt beyond recognition", he said.

Smoke billows are seen from the scene of the accident at Kalulu area.
The accident caused a huge traffic snarl up along the busy road with some vehicles diverting through the old highway which is an alternative route between Machinery and Mtito Andei towns.

The accident has been blamed on careless driving.

The two drivers were rushed to Kibwezi hospital where they are currently receiving treatment.

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