Five people were killed and 62 others injured after two Modern Coast buses collided in Kiongwani along the Mombasa-Nairobi highway on Thursday morning.

According to Makueni County Police Commander Joseph ole Napeiyan, the accident happened at around 2.40am,

"One of the buses was heading from Malaba town while the other one was heading towards Nairobi when the accident occurred. The bus coming from Mombasa left its lane and collided with the oncoming bus," said Napeiyan.

5 Killed, 62 rushed to Hospital as two Modern Coast Buses collide along Mombasa-Nairobi highway
5 Killed, 62 rushed to Hospital as two Modern Coast Buses collide along Mombasa-Nairobi highway

Those injured were taken to Sultan Hamud Sub-County Hospital for treatment. Reports indicate that the incident happened at a black-spot which has recorded more than 10 road accidents in the last three weeks.