Kenya Seeds Company Acting Managing Director Fred Oloibe was on Wednesday morning, June 10, involved in a road grisly accident at Maili Saba area on the Kitale-Eldoret road.
Oloibe was driving from Kitale to Eldoret when his vehicle collided head-on with a saloon car, which had five occupants.
The six sustained injuries and were taken to Kitale Level 4 Hospital.
Afterwards, Oloibe was taken to the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) in Eldoret.
Trans-Nzoia County Police Commander Ayub Gitonga confirmed the incident and stated that the wreckages were taken to Kitale Police Station.
The incident came days after Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei was involved in a road accident at Kapseret Centre along Eldoret-Kapsabet road.
He was driving from Nandi County to his Eldoret, Uasin Gishu residence on Friday night, June 5, when the accident took place.
According to the National Transport and Safety Authority on April 23, 2020, 954 people have perished on Kenyan roads since January, an increase of 0.1 per cent from 2019, where 953 people died.
Of the 954 casualties, 367 were pedestrians followed by motorcyclists at 238 deaths and 156 passengers.
The Authority noted that reckless driving remains the most common cause of accidents.
NTSA further established that four out of every five crashes in the country could be attributed to human error and brake failure.