A road accident along Eldoret-Webuye highway in Kakamega claimed 8 lives while injuring 7 others. The accident occurred at Lwandeti area.
According to the police, the accident took place when a motorbike lost control and rammed an oncoming matatu leading to the collision with the truck. The seven passengers perished on the spot.
The injured victims were taken to a Kakamega County hospital.
According to National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) 1,410 people had lost their lives by June 2019.
Most of the victims being pedestrians, motorcyclists and cyclists.