Two people died on Tuesday while three others were seriously injured after a collision of two lorries at Kapiti area along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway.

 Athi River Sub County Commissioner David Juma stated that the injured were loaders.

Lorry and PSV vehicle involved in a past accident

The three were rushed to the Machakos Level Five Hospital while the wreckage was towed to Kyumbi Police Post.

In August this year, 9 people lost their life while 20 were injured after a bus burst into flames following a head-on-collision with a lorry at Civicon area near email along the Nairobi-Mombasa road.

Mohammed Maalim, who is the Makueni County Commissioner, indicated that the accident was a horrific one.

The injured were taken to the Sultan Hamud and Kilome Hospitals.

Emali Blackspot

The section of road in Emali was marked as a black spot following the numerous accidents that have occurred there.

In June, an accident that involved a school van and a trailer near the Sultan Hamud bridge, left one dead while seven were severely injured.

School van-lorry collision at Sultan Hamud

The driver of the school van died on the spot while six pupils and a teacher were seriously injured.

Eyewitness account revealed that the accident occurred after the driver of the van tried to overtake a number of vehicles.