Two prison wardens are among 4 people who died when a Government vehicle hit four other cars along the Eldoret-Nakuru highway.
The accident that occurred near Nakuru town is said to have been caused by the GK vehicle which was transporting maize before it lost its brakes killing the two wardens on the spot.
18 others involved in the accident were taken to Nakuru Level Five Hospital for treatment.
According to police boss Ziro Arome, the accident involved a trailer, matatu and a fuel tanker. Of the 4 dead, two wardens died on the spot while two others died while undergoing treatment.
Two people are said to be in a critical condition.