Fifteen people have been killed after two buses collided head-on at Kizingo area on the Malindi-Mombasa highway today morning.
The accident involved a Sabaki Travellers Sacco matatu from Malindi and a Gede-bound Muhsin bus.
According to Kilifi County Commissioner Kutswa Olaka, the Muhsin bus lost control following a tyre burst, leading to the collision.
Kutswa confirmed 15 people died and another 14 were injured in the crash.
Both drivers died on the spot and there are also several Kilifi county government employees who have died from the crash.
Eyewitnesses said the bus heading to Garissa was overtaking and lost control hitting the shuttle killing over 20 and leaving many others in critical condition.
Those injured have since been taken to the Malindi sub-county hospital.
Police have taken some of the bodies to the Malindi Hospital mortuary while others that were stuck are being removed.