Six people died Monday afternoon after a head on collision accident between a matatu and a mini bus at Mida along the Malindi –Kilifi highway.
The six, according to police died on the spot. Several others sustained injuries.
Those who died were passengers on the matatu.
“We have moved the bodies to to Malindi hospital mortuary. We are yet to get the exact number of those injured because some were taken by well-wishers to different hospitals,” he said.
The base commander said it was raining when the accident occurred near a sharp bend and warned motorists to be careful along the highway.
The Emirates bus with 60 passengers onboard was coming from Malindi while the Matatu was coming from the Kilifi direction.
The driver of the matatu was among those who died.