2 dead in Mombasa Road accident

Tragic morning incident

Bungled car that collided with trailer along Nairobi-Mombasa highway killing two (Twitter)

Two people have died in a road accident along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway.

The Thursday morning incident took place at Machinery area where the car collided with a trailer.

Kibwezi sub-county Assistant County Commissioner Vitalis Ogur confirmed to reporters on the incident.

Police issued alert

The Machinery area experienced a major accident on January 27 when two trucks collided and burst in flames.

Drivers were able to escape with a few injuries and were rushed to Kambu and Kibwezi Hospitals.

The road is favoured by motorists and heavy trucks to avoid the old Mombasa-Nairobi Road.

The tragic incident comes soon after Interior CS Fred Matiang'i instructed NTSA to reduce deaths on Kenyan roads by 50%.

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