SAD: 12 People Dead After a Tragic Road Accident at Ikanga Area in Voi

Over 13 people are reportedly dead and three other injured after a tragic road accident at Ndii area in Voi, Taita Taveta County on the Nairobi – Mombasa Highway.

While Confirming the accident which occurred at around 4.20 pm, Voi OCPD Bernstein Shari disclosed that 12 passengers died on the spot after the matatu they were traveling in collided head-on with a truck.

According to the witnesses, the Chania Genesis Sacco owned 14-seater matatu was heading towards Mombasa from Nairobi while the cargo truck was heading in the opposite direction.

The three injured victims were rushed to Moi Referral Hospital in Voi as investigations into the incident continue.

Speaking to Citizen Tv, one of the survivor disclosed that his loose trousers saved him.

Chenye kiliniokoa, suruali yangu ilishikwa ikahang juu ya mlango. Ndio baadaye after kupata fahamu nikaamua kumsaidia ndereva coz alikuwa amelaliwa na kiti,” the survivor said.

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