More than 10 people have died after a trailer rammed into the matatu they were traveling in at Kikopey along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway.

They were traveling in a Nissan belonging to 2NK sacco.

According to witnesses, the trailer rammed into the matatu before hitting five other vehicles and landing in a ditch.

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Several motorists escaped with minor injuries while the driver of the trailer who survived ran away.

Gilgil OCPD Emmanuel Opuru, confirming the accident said:

All the eleven passengers in the matatu that include six women and five men died on the spot while the driver of the truck escaped soon after the accident.

Here are photos of the wreckages

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Reactions from Kenyans:

Kirui Kigen: Sad moment in Kikopey. Drivers should be cautious while driving.

Oscar figure: They are all human-made n driven, we always thank God when we arrive safely. My condolences to the families #Kikopey

Ann Mutei When you see such disturbing images like this accident at Kikopey, you have no choice but to thank God for traveling and reaching your destination safely. It’s not a normal thing. When you reach safe, always Be thankful to God

Charles Kiriinya: Rip to all departed souls of Kikopey accident, shine on, fare thee well

Martha Mwangi: I wish peace and comfort to the bereaved. Kikopey acciden

Pst Ruth Davids It’s very sad…… My condolences to the families of the deceased.

John Njigu May Almighty God have mercy on us

John Jonnie May they rest in peace

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