Five people died and 16 others were injured Monday morning following a grisly road accident along the Mombasa-Nairobi highway.
The accident occurred after a matatu collided head on with a trailer at Kapiti area.
The 14-seater matatu was ferrying Akorino church faithful for a tour to Mombasa County when the vehicle collided head-on with the Nairobi-bound truck.
Machakos Deputy Director for Emergency Services Festus Kitongu said the injured were rushed to Machakos Level Five Hospital.
Police have launched investigations into the cause of the collision.