Several people are feared dead in a grisly road accident on Saturday, May 23, where a lorry is reported to have rammed into several vehicles at the Londiani Junction in Kericho County.
Confirming the incident, Rift Valley Traffic Enforcement officer Rashid Ali, explained that the accident involved five vehicles.
“It appears the lorry driver lost control of his vehicle and hit the oncoming motorists. Three died on the spot,” Ali was quoted.
Eyewitnesses at the scene rushed to the site to assist those injured in the crash which occurred at around 11 am.
Emergency services are currently at the scene evacuating the injured.
The junction has been described as a blackspot with many accidents occurring in the area.Londiani OCPD Joseph Odipo in a previous interview noted that the road is sloppy and has sharp bends.”Many accidents have occurred at this area. It is a known black spot where speeding, overtaking, and careless driving are the major causes of accidents,” Odipo stated.