At least seven people died on Wednesday following a road accident that occurred along the Thika Super Highway.

Thika Super Highway Accident.

The seven included two women and five men.

The accident occurred after a bus rammed into a lorry.

According to witnesses, the busy plying the Mwiki-Nairobi route was behind the lorry which was carrying stones.

The lorry’s front tyre burst forcing the driver to attempt and steer it towards one edge of the road.

A stone fell on the road, and the bus tumbled over it. It crashed with a matatu that was heading to Nanyuki.

The police confirmed the accident, adding that they would be releasing more information on the exact number of fatalities.