Scores injured in Mombasa Road accident
18 March 2016, 21:35
Nairobi - Scores have been injured in a matatu accident along Mombasa Road in Nairobi.
The 32 seater matatu crashed and overturned near Swan industries in Syokimau in the outskirts of the city Friday evening.
The 32 seater minibus was full and overturned after the driver lost control after he tried to avoid hitting a vehicle which swerved directly infront of it.
3 people were badly injured and rushed to the Shalom Hospital for treatment.
The rest escaped unhurt, the Kenya Red Cross reported.
Earlier, the driver of a vehicle belonging to a water company escaped unharmed after the car caught fire while she was driving.
The Friday afternoon incident occurred in Runda.
It took the intervention of the firefighters to put off the fire, which destroyed the vehicle.
It is not yet clear what caused the fire.
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