Two killed as Lorries collide, burst into flames

The accident occurred near Kambu Market in Makueni County.

Thursday January 14 2016

A crowd mills around two Lorries that burst into flames after colliding near Kambu market on Mombasa Road, Makueni County on January 13, 2016. Two people were burnt to death. PHOTO | PIUS MAUNDU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

A crowd mills around two Lorries that burst into flames after colliding near Kambu market on Mombasa Road, Makueni County on January 13, 2016. Two people were burnt to death. PHOTO | PIUS MAUNDU | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By PIUS MAUNDU
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Two people were killed on Wednesday evening when two Lorries collided and burst into flames on Mombasa road.

The accident occurred near Kambu Market in Makueni County.

"Occupants of the lorry that was heading towards Nairobi were burnt to death after they were trapped in the driver’s cabin," said James Kyalo, an eyewitness.

Confirming the incident, area OCPD Leonard Kimaiyo said the accident caused a heavy traffic snarl up on the busy highway.

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