A bike rider and his passenger have died in a grisly highway crash close to Ringa buying and selling centre in Rachuonyo East, Homa Bay County after being hit by a dashing lorry.
One other passenger who was on the bike was severely injured within the incident that occurred alongside the Katito-Oyugis highway on Saturday night.
The rider was recognized as Kevin Omondi, 20, whereas his passenger was recognized as Sophie Anyango, 23.
Witnesses mentioned Mr Omondi was using his bike from Mikayi to Ringa market with two pillion passengers.
The lorry that hit them was additionally being pushed in the direction of the identical path.
Rachuonyo East Sub Police Commander Charles Barasa mentioned the rider was hit from behind by the lorry which was engaged on an ongoing highway development undertaking within the space.
“The rider and certainly one of his passengers died on the spot. The opposite passenger acquired critical accidents and was rushed to hospital,” he mentioned.
The police officer suggested motorists utilizing the path to be extra cautious particularly when approaching or being approached by highway development equipment.
“There may be an ongoing development on the highway and heavy equipment is being pushed by development staff on the highway. Motorists ought to subsequently watch out,” Mr Barasa mentioned.
The our bodies of the rider and his passenger have been taken to Rachuonyo South Sub-County Hospital mortuary.