At least 15 people have been confirmed dead in a tragic road accident in which two buses collided head on today, 07 April 2021.
The horror crash involved Muhsin bus from Mombasa to Garissa and a Sabaki shuttle minibus heading to Mombasa from Marereni.
Among those who died on the spot are the drivers of the two buses.
Several employees of the Kilifi County Government who were heading to work are also reported to have perished in the crash.
Kilifi county commissioner Kutswa Olaka confirmed the tragedy, stating that 15 people died and another 14 were injured in the crash.
According to eyewitnesses, the accident happened when the bus heading to Garissa attempted to overtake before losing control and colliding head-on with the shuttle.
The injured were rushed to hospital with several in critical condition.