Two people have been confirmed dead and several scores injured following the Friday head on collision accident. The deadly accident occurred at Malili town along the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway in Makueni County.
The two, a mother and a child died on the spot while the other three sustained minor injuries.
The accident involved a lorry and a probox which collided head on.The probox was headed from Mombasa to Nairobi at the time of the accident.
Confirming the accident, Makueni County Police Commander Joseph Ole Napeiyan said the accident occurred while the probox driver tried overtaking another vehicle.
The police boss has cautioned the drivers to be keen while driving, observe road signage and follow all the driving rules to avoid loss of lives as we approach the festive season.