“Those in the lorry escaped unhurt.

“We cannot tell the number of those in the lorry but we have found a motorbike at the scene. We are yet to establish the owner and if he survived,” Mr Gitonga said.

Kenya Red Cross officials and police at the scene of the crash. PHOTO | DAVID MUCHUI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Kenya Red Cross officials and police at the scene of the crash. PHOTO | DAVID MUCHUI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Imenti North MP-elect Rahim Dawood asked drivers to be keen while approaching the stretch noting that it is a black spot.

He promised to erect more bumps in the area saying that in 2016 he erected some bumps at the place which has reduced the number of accidents reported.

“I pass my condolences to the affected families. We erected bumps here because there were increased number of accidents especially [involving] school-going kids,” he said.

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