One person has been killed and four others injured after an accident involving three vehicles at Kapiti plains on Nairobi-Mombasa highway.

Two of the vehicles burst into orange flames on Monday morning after clashing trapping those on board.

With black smoke emanating from the vehicles, the passengers were rescued by other motorists who were dismayed by the happenings.

The injured were rushed to Machakos level 5 hospital.

Police and witnesses say the early morning accident was out of driver’s error but investigators are handling the case.

The incident caused a huge traffic snarl on the highway for hours as police cleared the flow.

Police have urged caution on the roads.


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