Seven dead,60 injured in Modern Coast bus accident

Scene of accident where two Modern Coast buses collided./COURTESY

Seven people have been confirmed dead and 60 others injured after two Modern Coast buses collided at Kiongwani area near Salama market along the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway.

One of the buses was coming from Malaba while the other was heading to Nairobi from Mombasa.

Makueni Police Commander Joseph Napeiyan said the Thursday morning accident occurred at around 2am.

“The bus coming from Mombasa left its lane and collided with the oncoming bus,” said Napeiyan.

The injured were rushed to Sultan Hamud sub-county hospital.