Seven people died instantly following an accident on Kisii-Keroka highway on Tuesday.
Confirming the incident, Keroka OCPD Philip Wambugu said the seven were from a funeral before they were involved in the accident.
He said that the driver of the Toyota Probox ferrying the mourners lost control before veering off the road and rolling several times,killing the seven instantly.
Two pedestrians who sustained injuries in the accident were rushed to Kisii Level 5 hospital.
Wambugu said the car was speeding at the time of the accident.
The bodies were taken to Gucha hospital mortuary in Keroka. Drivers have been urged to be keen on the roads inorder to prevent such incidents.
By Fred Mulwa.