Two people died today morning in a road accident near Juja City Mall on the Thika Superhighway.

The two burnt to death after a car burst into flames on Thika Road.

Juja Police Commander Dorothy Migarusha said the 1am accident occurred after  a private car carrying the two  a man and woman  rammed into a truck from behind.

The car then veered off the road and burst into flames, burning the two occupants beyond recognition.

The remains of the deceased were moved to the General Kago Funeral Home in Thika.

At least five people have been killed in Easter road crashes in Juja, Chogoria and Pangani.

The carnage continued despite police and the National Transport and Safety Authority mounting inspections and media campaigns to arrest deaths on roads.