Five people have died and 11 others injured in a grisly road traffic accident that occurred along Kericho-Nakuru Highway on Saturday December 2.
According to the police, the accident happened at about 0245 hours near Molo- Londiani Junction along Kericho -Total-Nakuru Highway.
The accident involved a PSV motor vehicle Reg. No. KDM 709Z Toyota matatu belonging to OBAMANA SACCO that was being driven from the Kericho direction towards Nakuru, and motor vehicle Reg. No. KAU 614V, Nissan UD Lorry that was in front heading towards Nakuru direction.
The police say the driver of the matatu is still unconcious.
As a result of the accident, four (4) male adult passengers on board the matatu and a juvenile aged about 2 years died on the spot.
Eleven of the passengers sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Molo and Londiani Hospitals whereby they are undergoing treatment.
The bodies of the deceased are preserved at Londiani Sub- County Hospital Mortuary awaiting postmortem.