More than fifty people are feared dead after a bus they were travelling in from Nairobi to Kisumu crashed at Fort Ternan on Londiani-Muhuroni Road.
Confirming the incident, Kericho County Police Commander James Mogera, said the 67-seater bus veered off the road while descending a steep slope.
The ill-fated bus then hit a guard rail, rolled and plunged down about 20 metres.
According to the eyewitnesses the accident happened at dawn at about 4:30AM.
The police commandant said the number of victims is likey to rise rise since more people are still trapped in the wreckage.
The injured have been taken to Fort Ternan dispensary and Muhoroni Sub County Hospital for treatment. While the rescue services are still undergoing