11 People Killed, Several Injured In A Road Accident In Kitui

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11 people were killed in a road crash on Saturday after a 14-seater Matatu veered off the road and rolled near the Kanyonyo junction in Kitui. 

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Area assistant chief Jacob Mueti confirmed the 11pm accident, sayng the matatu was ferrying people who were coming from a dowry negotiation ceremony in Mwingi.  

He said the matatu lost control as it attempted to overtake another vehicle. 

The bodies of those who succumbed were moved to the Kitui Level 4 Hospital Mortuary. 

At the same time, several passengers who sustained injuries are receiving treatment at the same facility as well as Matuu Level 4 Hospital in Machakos, and the Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi. 

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