Mother, five-year-old son perish in Kibwezi accident

Accident claims two lives, mother and her five-year-old child in Kibwezi. /COURTESY
Accident claims two lives, mother and her five-year-old child in Kibwezi. /COURTESY

Two people died on Thursday and two others injured in a road accident at Zioni junction in Kibwezi along the Nairobi-Mombasa road.

According to Kibwezi deputy commissioner Vitalis Ogur, the dead are a woman aged 40 and her 5-year old son.

The 8 am accident involved a truck that was headed to Nairobi and a saloon car.

Ogur said the truck lost control after a tyre burst and hit the car.

"The two died on the spot and the others among them the driver of the saloon car were injured," said Ogur

The injured are admitted to Kibwezi sub-county hospital for treatment.