A family in Mombasa is still trying to come into terms with sudden death of six of it members.
The six died in a grisly road accident when their car had a head on collision with a lorry at Manyani along the Mombasa-Nairobi highway.
The accident occurred on Monday around midnight while they were returning to Mombasa from Kitui where they had attended a dowry ceremony.
Three of the deceased Mike Makumi, Charles Mainga Makumi, Martin Mbuta were brothers, while Faith Mukeli Kakeu was a wife to their elder brother Sylvester Makali Makumi who had been left behind in Mombasa.
The other two; Dennis Rono Kiviva and Felix Mulu Mutiso were cousins.
The accident has not only shocked the entire family but has also left it in deep financial problem of raising funds to cater for their burial scheduled for Saturday at Kitivo Village in Kasikeu area of Makueni County.
Naomi Njeri who lost her husband Mike Makumi said she was at home eagerly awaiting the arrival of her husband and the other six family members on Monday morning when she was informed of the death.