The sole survivor of the accident that claimed 7 lives yesterday in the Ngata area of Nakuru County is receiving treatment at the Nakuru Level 5 Teaching and Referral Hospital after sustaining serious injuries.

Police Constable Louis Aoko Ogony, 34, serving at the Central Police Station in Nakuru town, was among the seven passengers traveling in the private van.

The County Police Commander, Mr. Samuel Ndanyi, confirmed that the officer was en route to Kisii with his two children and sister.

He lost three relatives in the accident that occurred around 11:40 in the morning, where seven people perished. The accident happened at the notorious Ngata area on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway.

In Kericho County, six people died on Monday evening in a road accident at the Duka Moja area.

The accident involved a Toyota Probox car and a truck, which collided head-on.

According to the police report, the accident occurred around 6:30 in the evening, resulting in the immediate death of five people.

The Rift Valley Regional Police Commander, Mr. Tom Odero, urged drivers to be cautious on the roads, especially during this rainy season.

The survivor suffered broken legs.

The deceased were identified as Mary Achieng, 15, Godfrey Omwocha Musioma, 34, Jorum Atandi Musioma, 21, Bundi Nyaribo Isaac, 34, and two children—one aged six and the other one and a half years old.

The bodies were taken to the morgue at Nakuru Annex Hospital for preservation, pending autopsy.