The mini bus belonging to SEMA SACCO which engaged in accident along Mombasa Road few metres from Maanzoni Lodge in Athi River, Machakos County on Tuesday January 2, 2018.
36 people injured in Mombasa road accident near Athi River
Thirty-six people were on Tuesday evening injured in a road accident along the Nairobi–Mombasa highway in Athi River, Machakos County.
The victims sustained serious injuries after a PSV mini-bus they were travelling in veered off the road and landed in a ditch few metres from Maanzoni Lodge on Tuesday.
Machakos traffic commander Abdinassir Harun said the vehicle’s driver was avoiding a head-on collision with an oncoming car when the accident occurred
The victims were rushed to Machakos Level Five Hospital while the vehicle was toed to Machakos Police Station.
The bus that belongs to SEMA Sacco was coming from Nairobi.
On Sunday, 36 people perished in a grisly road accident at the notorious Salgaa blackspot after the bus they were travelling in collided head-on with a trailer.
At least 30 died on the spot while six others lost their lives while undergoing treatment at the Nakuru Level Five Hospital and Molo Sub-County Hospital.
Source: The Star