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Machakos dawn accident claims 5 lives, scores injured

By Mireri Junior | July 10th 2020 at 11:23:13 GMT +0300

At least five people are confirmed dead with several others sustaining injuries in a fatal road accident that occurred on Friday at Kingatuani, Machakos county. 

According to those who visited the scene, the crash occurred after a 14-seater matatu collided with a truck before a third matatu rammed into the two vehicles on Friday morning on Kitui-Machakos road.

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Mwala sub-county traffic base commander Jack Ila who linked the accident to reckless driving cautioned motorists against flouting traffic rules.

"Motorists must observe traffic rules to avoid some of these accidents,” he said.

Three passengers died on the spot while two others died while receiving medical attention.

More than 10 other passengers who sustained injuries are admitted at the Machakos Level 5 hospital.

The bodies have been moved to the facility’s morgue with the mangled wrecks towed from the acceded scene to the nearby Masii Police Station.


Kingatuani Machakos county Road accident
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