According to Wajir Traffic Base Commander James Cheptiony , the accident occurred after a bus rammed into a stationary truck.
“Early this morning past 2am, we received reports that a passenger bus was involved in an accident,” he said.
Reports indicate that the bus belonging to Sabrin Bus Company rammed a transit lorry that had been parked by the roadside.
According to eyewitness accounts, two people died on the spot while the other two died while receiving treatment.
Among the dead is a Kiambu-based female police officer, a conductor and two passengers.
At least 50 passengers were travelling in the vehicle when it hit the truck.
Four Kenya Defence soldiers were also injured during the Sunday morning incident. They were later airlifted to Nairobi for specialised treatment.
The injured were rushed to Habaswein District Hospital where they are recuperating.