According to witnesses, the driver of the trailer, who was transporting maize from Tanzania to Mombasa, lost control as he tried to maneuver into the MV kilindini ferry.
Reports from the Kenya Ferry Service (KFS) indicated that the occupant of the trailer escaped unhurt though recovery operation of the trailer is underway.
KFS advised motorists that ferries could only dock on one side.
Rising cases of accidents at the Likoni crossing channel has caused great concern among residents in Mombasa.
The report comes just days after a tourist bus plunged into the Indian Ocean on Sunday, January 10.
Reports indicate that the brakes of the bus failed as the driver drove to board a ferry headed to Mombasa island.
Luckily, no one was hurt during the incident.
More to follow