Nine die, 20 injured after bus collides with lorry in Emali

The wreckage of the bus that burst into flames after colliding with a lorry near Emali. Nine people died on the spot while 20 were injured. /MUTUA KAMETI
The wreckage of the bus that burst into flames after colliding with a lorry near Emali. Nine people died on the spot while 20 were injured. /MUTUA KAMETI

Nine people have died and 20 others injured in a road accident near Emali

along the Mombasa - Nairobi highway.

The 3 am

accident occurred after the bus

collided with a lorry at

Civicon area before bursting into flames.

The injured have been rushed to Kilome and Sharom

hospitals in Emali while the deceased have been taken to Makindu sub-county hospital mortuary.

Makueni county

commissioner Mohamed Maalim said the Buscar company bus was travelling from Nairobi while the lorry was coming from Mombasa.