The group of people reportedly consisted of sugarcane workers who were headed to a nearby sugarcane plantation.
Head-on collision with tractor
Trans Mara Deputy County Commissioner (DCC) Mohamed Noor Hassan confirmed the incident, saying that the lorry lost control near Moita area, landing in a head on collision with the tractor.
“This area is a slope, we suspect that the Mitsubishi canter lost control and collided with the tractor which was carrying cane cutters from Mumias sugar factory,” Hassan added.
Five people reportedly died on the spot, while one died while receiving treatment at the Transmara Sub-county Hospital. The other survivors are also receiving treatment at the hospital.