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BY CORRESPONDENT,NAKURU,17TH DEC 2017-The ghost of road carnage continue to claim for lives along Nakuru-Eldoret highway the latest incident being deaths of nine people on Saturday night who perished after a matatu and lorry collided head on at Makutano along the busy highway .
5 people who were seriously injured have been moved to Moi teaching and referral hospital.WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE has established that the injured mainly have deep cuts on the heads and legs.
The accident comes just days after 30 people were killed in yet another accident involving a modern coast bus on the same road at Sanchangwan.
The Saturday night accident occurred around 10 pm .According to Rift Valley Traffic Enforcement Officer Arome , the accident happened when the matatu tried to overtake before slamming head-on with an on-coming lorry.
So far close to 70 people have lost their lives since the month of December kicked in.The number being higher than all cases of reported accidents in the last one year . On Monday, 19 people were killed in a freak road accident at Kamukuywa Bridge along the Webuye-Kitale road.