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Friday, August 18, 2017

Three killed, 10 injured in Athi River accident

The wreckage of the matatu that collided with a lorry in Athi River, June 19, 2017. /COURTESY
The wreckage of the matatu that collided with a lorry in Athi River, June 19, 2017. /COURTESY

Three people were killed and 10 critically injured in an accident on Nairobi-Mombasa highway on Monday.

The Athi River accident involved a matatu that was ferrying passengers from Kitui to Nairobi at about 11.30am.

Its driver was speeding and overtaking when he collided with an oncoming lorry, said area police boss Shama Wario.

Wario said those injured were rushed to Shalom Community Hospital.

The matatu driver was among those who were killed.

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