News Just in: Kenyan Band Involved in A Tragic Accident along Kitui- Machakos Road.
News Just in: Kenyan Band Involved in A Tragic Accident along Kitui- Machakos Road: Members of the Academia Yatta band were on Sunday, February 11 involved in a road accident along the Machakos-Kitui road after a matatu rammed into their band van.
The Ken wa Maria-led band was headed back to Nairobi from Kitui when the accident occurred around the Makutano ma Mwala area at around 5:45 am.
Confirming the incident was Mwala sub-county police commander Nancy Jerobon, who stated that 12 people were seriously injured, however, no fatalities were reported.
Some of the victims sustained leg and neck injuries, with others suffering jaw, eye, and lip blows.
The 12 injured in the accident are currently receiving treatment at the Masii Level 3 Hospital, while the mini-bus driver was rushed to Machakos Level 5 Hospital for emergency treatment
Officers from the Masii Police Post were deployed to the accident scene to restore normalcy following a brief traffic jam occasioned by the unfortunate incident.
Notably, Investigations have been launched to unravel the circumstances that led to the accident, as available witnesses informed the detectives they got there after the accident happened.