- Eye witnesses said the matatu belonging to Namu Sacco was speeding when it hit the bus.
- The matatu hit the bus belonging to the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
Three people died after the matatu they were travelling in hit a bus along the Kenol-Murang’a road on Monday.
Several other passengers in the matatu were seriously injured and taken to hospital.
According to Murang’a County Police Commander Josephat Kinyua, among the dead is Mbugwa Sub-Location Assistant Chief Michael Nduati.
“The assistant chief had just come from a meeting at Kenol where he had delivered Huduma Namba registration report. The matatu he was travelling in hit the bus as it tried to overtake a motorcycle,” Mr Kinyua said.
He said the other two who died was a man and a child. The police boss said the speeding matatu hit the bus as it was overtaking a motorcycle.