One dead, scores injured after lorry rams into seven vehicles near Kinungi

The lorry involved in the crash. [Antony Gitonga, Standard]

One person has died and scores of others were seriously injured after a lorry rammed into seven vehicles along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway.

A Mololline matatu and lorry at the scene. [Antony Gitonga, Standard]

The accident occurred near Kinungi, 15kms from Naivasha town, after the driver of the Naivasha-bound lorry reportedly lost control and rammed into the vehicles that included a matatu, causing a massive traffic snarl-up.

Damaged hatchback at the scene of the accident. [Antony Gitonga, Standard]

Confirming the incident, Naivasha OCPD Samuel Waweru said the injured were rushed to Naivasha Sub-County Hospital.

Damaged double-can truck at the scene of the accident. [Antony Gitonga, Standard]

"We had a grisly road accident along the highway where a lorry has hit seven other cars killing one and injuring over ten people," said Waweru.