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One dead, 12 injured in a tragic road accident


One person died and 12 others were seriously injured after the vehicle they were traveling in was involved in a tragic road accident at Maji ya Chumvi area along the Mombasa-Nairobi highway.

Mariakani Police Boss Ezekiel Chepkwony said the mini-bus was from Mombasa when it collided head on with a trailer heading to Mombasa from Nairobi.

He further stated that the Wednesday morning accident happened between Mariakani and Samburu area.

“The area is listed as a black spot, however, motorists have been driving at a high speed whenever they approach the area,” said Mr. Chepkwony.

He cautioned motorists against over speeding whenever they approach Maji ya Chumvi black spot.

The body of the deceased has been taken to the Coast General referral hospital morgue while the injured are receiving urgent medical attention at the Mariakani Sub county hospital.