Four people die in Sulta-Hamud accident- Photos

Four people have died after their vehicles got involved in a ghastly road accident at Kavati stage, few kilometres from Sultan-Hamud Town, along Mombasa-Nairobi highway.

The two vehicles involved in the Sunday night crash were heading to opposite directions. The car that was heading to Nairobi had tried to overtake a fleet of other vehicles before colliding head-on with an oncoming car, a Toyota Premio that was heading to Mombasa.

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Makueni County Police Commander Joseph Ole Naipeiyan confirmed that two people died on the spot while two others succumbed to their injuries at a nearby hospital.

“A driver pulled off his lane and tried to overtake a fleet of other motor vehicles. Unfortunately, the two vehicles collided and as a result, two people, a driver and his passenger died on the spot,” Naipeiyan reported.

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The driver of the other vehicle and an unidentified occupant were rushed to Kilome Nursing Home in Emali town but succumbed to injuries.

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The two vehicles, which were damaged were later towed to Sultan-Hamud Police Station while the four bodies have been moved to the same hospital mortuary waiting for identification and autopsy.

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