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14 persons confirmed dead following a road accident along Malindi-Mombasa Highway

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Over 14 people have lost their lifes in a terrible road accident that happened along the Malindi-Mombasa Highway.

Reports gathered revealed that the accident involved a Muhsin bus and a Sabaki T shuttle at Kwa Shume near Kizingo, in Kilifi county.

Malindi sub-county medical superintendent Joab Gayo said all the 14 bodies were taken to the facility’s mortuary for preservation.

“We admitted 18 casualties in the facility, of whom six were in critical condition,” he said adding “those injured were 14 male and four female.”

However, Dr Gayo said some of the injured were rushed to private facilities at Tawfique Hospital and Star hospital in Malindi for treatment.

Kilifi County Commissioner Kutwa Olaka, who visited the accident scene to oversee the rescue operation, said the Muhsin Bus was travelling from Mombasa to Garsen, while the Sabaki T shuttle was heading to Mombasa, from Malindi.

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