In the morning hours,a Mombasa bus belonging to Bus Car was involved in an accident after a head on collision with a truck along the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway.
During the accident,the truck burst into flames causing the death of nine people with 20 others being seriously injured.
The morning accident occurred between Emali and Sultan Hamud Makueni County.
Makueni County Commissioner Mohammed Maalim confirmed the deaths, saying the injured had been rushed to Kilome Nursing Home for medication.
Mr Mohammed said that the Mombasa bus had 39 passengers when the accident occurred.
Kilungu police chief Paul Odede said that some of the passengers still remain unaccounted for with fears that some might be burnt beyond recognition.
The dead were taken to Makindu Hospital Mortuary.
Early last month six students were injured when their school bus collided with a trailer killing the driver on the spot.
The students from Starlight Academy were taken to kilome Nursing home for treatment.