1 dead, 5 injured in road accident at Masimba

Toyota Prado was involved in a fatal accident that killed a young man aged 25 years.

One person is reported dead while five others escaped with severe injuries after the vehicle they were traveling in was involved in a road accident at Masimba,Makueni County along the Nairobi-Mombasa road.

The vehicle which was travelling at high speed is said to have been transporting a body where the coffin opened letting the body out.

According to an eye witness the vehicle burst its tyre causing the accident.

Makindu OCPD Henrietta Wanyama confirmed the accident said that the driver was driving on a very high speed at the time of the accident.

“The driver must have been speeding, so he feared off the road then the vehicle headed to a ditch killing one person” Wanyama said

The body of the dead was taken to Makindu Mortuary while the five who were injured have been admitted at Makindu hospital for treatment.

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