A fourteen seater matatu that was ferrying passengers to Kathonzweni lost control and ran into river Mikese in Wote today.
The accident has caused death of five who succumbed to their injuries and 10 others who were rushed to Makueni County Referral Hospital for professional medical attention.
According to the area Traffic Police boss the matatu was on very high speed when it veered off, and that could be the main cause of the accident. He said the police will commence investigations and determine the real cause of the deadly misfortune.
The police boss has called on motorists to exercise caution while on the road to avoid tragedies such as what has happened today.