Homabay County is currently mourning after nine innocent lives were lost after a horrifying road accident along the highway.
Taking to the social media, the area women representative Gladys Wanga expressed her shock and condolences after learning of the nine lives lost.
It has emerged that a speeding sugarcane lorry lost control and rolled several times killing nine on the spot.
"Homabay County is in mourning. We have this evening lost nine lives as a truck transporting cane rolled and killed 9 people on the spot (including 3 members of the same family )at Rodi Kopany.
My heart goes out to the families that are this evening in shock following the sudden loss of loved ones. May God comfort you in ways that only HE knows". She said.
Many across the internet have also expressed their deepest condolences to the grieving families after the huge loss.
This accident comes at a time when so many innocent kenyans have lost their lives to some horrible road accident.
A huge number of these accidents have occurred after some rogue drivers were found to be overspeeding with a majority not observing the set road rules and guidelines.