Machakos accident leaves one dead, 13 seriously injured


One person died while 13 others sustained injuries after a road accident along Kitui – Machakos road on Thursday.

The accident involved a 14 seater matatu belonging to NAMAK sacco.

Confirming the incident, Machakos County emergency services department director David Mwongela said that the evening accident happened at ‘Konani sya kaseve‘ in Machakos County.

Mwongela confirmed that injured passengers were rushed to Machakos level 5 Hospital.


He said that the driver was unable to control the vehicle after a tyre burst and the vehicle veered off the road thus overturning.

The matatu was headed to Machakos from Kitui

“One died on the spot while few sustained serious injuries, the rest had minor injuries,” he added

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