Sunday, September 1, 2019-At least six people have been confirmed dead following a horrific road accident involving a Matatu and a truck along the Nakuru-Nairobi highway.

Several people sustained serious injuries during the Saturday night accident and are currently fighting for their lives in various hospitals.

According to reports, the accident happened after the driver of the 14 seater matatu attempted to overtake a convoy of vehicles before colliding with the truck head-on.

Naivasha Sub-County Deputy Police Commander John Kwasa confirmed the incident, stating that five people died on the spot while a sixth person succumbed to injuries while being rushed to hospital.

Among the dead are drivers of the two vehicles.

"The matatu driver died while being rushed to the Naivasha-based healthy facility," he said.
"Initial investigations indicate the matatu driver was at fault, occasioning the accident," added Mr. Kwasa.

Check out photos from the scene.

The Kenyan DAILY POST.

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