Matatu crashes while overtaking group of dancers, kills 7
22 April 2016, 09:28
Kapsabet - Seven people have been confirmed dead after the matatu they were traveling in rammed into an oncoming lorry along the Chavakali-Kapsabet road.
The accident occurred Thursday night.
According to The Star, the driver of the matatu was trying to overtake a group of dancers on the road when it collided with the lorry head-on.
Road accidents have been on the increase, accounting for 3,057 deaths nationwide last year.
According to NTSA reports, Nairobi leads in fatal road accidents, followed by Nakuru County, Kakamega, Machakos and Mombasa in that order.
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