Five people have perished in a grisly road accident that occurred on the Eldoret-Eldama Ravine Road, Wednesday morning.

The five were travelling in a saloon car that is reported to have veered off the road and plunged into a ditch at Kabonyony near Eldama Ravine town.

5 people killed after car plunges into ditch in Eldama Ravine accident
Frontview of the saloon car that was involved in the grisly accident. PHOTO/COURTESY

The occupants of the vehicle were reportedly three men and two women but it is yet to be established whether all were family members.

Sources say that three of the occupants succumbed on the spot while the two that were rushed to Eldama Ravine Hospital were pronounced dead on arrival.

Five people perished in the accident. Their bodies have since been moved to the Eldama Ravine Hospital mortuary. PHOTO/COURTESY

According to the Koibatek sub-county police commander Rashid Mohammed the accident occurred at around 5am.

The bodies have since been moved to the Eldama Ravine Hospital mortuary.

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