Two people perish in grisly accident

Two people were killed when two trailers collided on Mombasa-Nairobi highway in Kibwezi Sub County Wednesday.

Speaking to KNA on phone, the Officer Commanding Police Division Mr. Leonard Kimaiyo said that the accident occurred when the trailer heading to Mombasa tried to overtake another vehicle at 6.30pm.

He said one driver was admitted at the Makindu Sub county Hospital for treatment.

“The driver was trapped in the cabin of the vehicle that caught fire. A passenger also died in the Wednesday evening accident that occurred at Kambu area,” said Kimaiyo.

He appealed to motorists to observe traffic rules to curb accidents caused by reckless driving.

The bodies were taken to Makindu Sub County Hospital mortuary.

By Patrick Nyakundi