The busy Mombasa Highway as turned to be a risky road for many travellers as accidents are reported to have occurred in the past few days rising the number of deaths through road accidents in the country.
An accident as been reported along the same highway where twenty people have sustained serious injuries after the vehicle they were traveling in collided head-on-collision.
The accident occurred along Malindi Mombasa away at the same spot where another accident occurred last week killing 15 people on the spot five days ago.
It is said that the matatu tried o overtake another vehicle before colliding with an oncoming matatu along the Kizingo area at around 6:30 PM.
Confirming the accident, the Kilifi County commissioner while visiting the scene said that the accident may have occurred due to overspeeding and overloading from one of the matatus.
Last week accident to Garissa collided with a minibus belonging to Sabaki Travelers that was on its way to Mombasa.
Another accident occured in the same highway along Msharinyi area where a lorry collided with another lorry claiming lives of three people and leaving one injured on 10th April 2021.
Kilifi County Commissioner Kutswa Olaka has called upon the users of the busy Mombasa Highway to be cautious while using the road that is currently under construction.
The residents of the area have also called upon Kenya National Highway Authority to speed the construction of the road that is making the area impassable.
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