Five family members were killed in a grisly road accident at Taru along the busy Mombasa-Nairobi Highway.
Four other people survived the Saturday Morning 5.15am crash, confirmed the Police.
The Family Members were traveling from Mombasa to Nairobi when their vehicle collided-head on with a trailer going in the opposite direction.
Confirming the incident, Coast Regional traffic commandant Peter Maina said all the victims died on the spot. The survivors are in critical condition and were rushed to Kinango District Hospital
Maina said there has been an increase of road accidents and that they will introduce tougher measures to ensure road users adhere to traffic rules.
“We will be meeting with owners of public service vehicles this weekend to inform them of the new measures,” the police boss said.
This comes just two days after yet another Five family members were killed in tragic road Acciddent at Shangai Kaloleni sub county after the vehicle they were traveling in, a Hearse, was hit by a trailer and rolled several times into a ditch, three died on the spot while two died upon reaching the hospital.