7 people killed, two others injured in head-on collision on Nairobi-Mombasa highway

7 people killed, two others injured in head-on collision on Nairobi-Mombasa highway

Vehicles that were involved in a head-on collision along the Mombasa-Nairobi Highway on December 25, 2021. PHOTO | COURTESY

  • A Subaru en route to Mombasa and a BMW were involved in a collision that killed majority of the cars' occupants immediately.
  • The BMW, which was ferrying a family of four, burst into flames immediately.

Seven people died on the spot and two others sustained serious injuries after two vehicles collided head-on at Engwata Macknon area, along the Mombasa-Nairobi highway, on Saturday afternoon.

According to eye witness reports, a Subaru en route to Mombasa and a BMW were involved in a collision that killed majority of the cars' occupants immediately.

The BMW, which was ferrying a family of four, burst into flames immediately after the incident owing to the impact of the collision.

The two survivors have since been rushed to the Moi Referral Hospital in Voi for specialized treatment while the vehicles have been towed to Macknon Road Police Station.

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