Seven people have been confirmed dead after they were involved in a grisly road accicdent at Mida area along Mombasa-Malindi highway.
Malindi Traffic Commandant George Naibei said the accident involved a bus and a matatu.
“The bus was heading to Mombasa from Garissa while the Matatu was from Mombasa heading to Malindi,” he noted.
The six among them a child died on the spot at kitsapu spot while the seventh succumbed at Malindi Sub-county hospital.
The hospital Administrator Evans Ogetto said four passengers are receiving urgent medical attention at the hospital while the bodies of the deceased have been taken to the hospital’s morgue.
Naibei said more details about the exact figures of fatalities and casualities will be released later on as police were still gathering more information.
The accident occurred at around 2 pm Monday.
The cause of the accident is still unknown.
Naibei has cautioned motorists to be very careful while plying the busy road adding that most motorists overspeed while operating on Mombasa-Malindi highway.