A 16-seater public service vehicle (PSV) crashed in Kanga, Mtito Andei, on the Mombasa-Nairobi route, killing at least five persons.
Police Commander in Kibwezi, George Kashmir, confirmed the deaths of three children, a lady, and the matatu driver.
Kashmir reported that a car traveling from Mombasa to Nuu, Kitui County collided with a truck while attempting to overtake it.
The five victims’ corpses were taken by ambulance to the morgue at the Makindu Sub-County Hospital. According to Kashmore, 11 other passengers were rescued from the wreckage of the tragic accident by passersby.
Mtito Andei and Makindu Sub-County hospitals had received survivors who need immediate medical assistance.