Five people died and scores were injured in an accident along Nakuru-Gilgil Highway near Kikopey Trading Centre.
The accident that occurred at 5 am Thursday involved two matatus belonging to Nairobi and Mololine Bus Companies and a lorry that was stalled along the climbing lane facing towards Nairobi direction.
Police confirmed five people including four adults and one child lost their lives while several others were injured.
“We condole with the bereaved families and wish a speedy recovery to the injured,” the police said.
They appealed to motorists and all road users to adhere to traffic rules by driving within the legal speed limits, refraining from driving under influence of alcohol and any other form of recklessness on the road.