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Happening Now: 13 Passengers Left Seriously Injured In A Nasty Road Accident In Kisii (Photos)

Residents trying to rescue passengers from the matatu wreck (Photo Courtesy: Facebook)

Over-speeding on major highways in the country has led to some nasty road accidents that have killed several innocent road users including pedestrians.

Today, thirteen passengers are fighting for their lives after a 14 seater matatu they were travelling in lost control.

According to Sikika Road Safety news podcast, the new model matatu which was heading to Kisii Town from Nairobi was being driven at a high speed as the driver tried to get to the stage in time.

However, the driver lost control of the vehicle after the brakes failed as he was trying to engage on a sharp corner. Unfortunately he landed into a ditch which left 13 passengers seriously injured.

Helpful residents rushed to the accident scene, got the injured out of the wreckage and rushed them to Kisii teaching and referral hospital where they are fighting for their lives.

Take a look at photos from the scene:

Drive safely, speed kills.

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