Eleven people have died and several others injured following a grisly road accident in Mwingi, Kitui County.
Reports say that the overloaded 14-seater matatu lost control and rolled several times before crashing.
The vehicle which was ferrying passengers from a dowry negotiation ceremony veered off the road while trying to overtake another vehicle.
Confirming the incident, Kanyonyoo sub-location assistant chief Jacob Mueti said the vehicle was overloaded at the time of the accident.
Those injured are receiving treatment at the Kitui Level 4 Hospital Mortuary while others were rushed to Matuu Level 4 Hospital in Machakos and the Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi.
Bodies of the accident victims were moved to the Kitui Level 4 Hospital Mortuary.
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