The number of people who died on Saturday evening when a truck carrying inflammable substances rammed into several vehicles before bursting into flames near Karai on the Nairobi-Naivasha Highway has increased to 40, deputy county commissioner Isaac Masinde has said.
Two survivors of the accident have been admitted at the Nairobi hospital; one in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and while the other is said to be in stable condition.
Witnesses at the scene said the driver of the tanker lost control and hit the other vehicle which created chain of knocks
The accident on the busy highway, some 80 kilometres west of Nairobi created a horrible scene.
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