In Summary
  • Rabai OCPD Michael Ndonga said the Buzeki staff bus was heading towards Mariakani when it was hit.
  • The lorry’s driver lost control as he drove along the steep side of the road towards Mombasa.
  • Crashes on the section that stretches to Miritini happen almost daily.

Two people have died on after their staff bus was hit by lorry at the Bonje black spot in Kilifi County.

Confirming the Thursday morning incident, Rabai OCPD Michael Ndonga said the staff bus belonged to Buzeki transport company and was heading towards Mariakani when it was hit.

"It's true we have lost two people who were in staff bus. It belongs to Buzeki transport company," Mr Ndonga said.

The police boss said that the lorry’s driver lost control as he drove along the steep side of the road towards Mombasa.

BRAKES FAILED

"The lorry was driving towards Mombasa and on reaching Bonje its brakes failed and it veered off the road towards the other lane. It had a head on collision with the staff bus, killing two people on the spot. Several others were injured and taken to hospital. I will issue more details once I get them," Mr Ndonga said.

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