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15 people die in Kizingo bus collision

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By Benard Sanga | April 7th 2021

Wreckages of the two vehicles involved in a crash at Kizingo on Mombasa-Malindi Highway. April 7, 2021. [Courtesy]

Fifteen people have been confirmed dead following a road accident involving a bus and minibus at Kizingo on Mombasa-Malindi Highway.

Twenty-four passengers are nursing injuries at Malindi Sub-County Hospital, County Commissioner Kutswa Olaka says.

The fatal accident occurred at 7am on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. [Nehemiah Okwemba, Standard]

The accident occurred at around 7am on Wednesday morning, Coast Traffic police boss Peter Maina confirmed.

A bus, belonging to Muhsin Sacco, was heading to Garissa, when it collided head-on with a minibus of Sabaki Sacco, which was headed to Mombasa from Malindi.

14 persons who were injured in the accident were taken to Malindi Sub-County Hospital. [Nehemiah Okwemba, Standard]

An unidentified number of bodies are still trapped in the wreckages.

 

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