Three people have died while several others are sustaining serious injuries in a road accident along Rodi Kopany-Sori road in Homabay County.

The accident occurred when a lorry lost control and hit a stationary car that was picking passengers.

Two victims died on the spot while the other casualty, a student, succumbed to his injuries while being taken to Homa Bay County Referral Hospital for treatment.

According to an eye witness, the lorry which was transporting building materials from Sori town to Rodi Kopany veered off the road and hit a Toyota Probox before hitting students who were going home from school.

Ndhiwa OCPD Dishon Chadaka said those who were injured, including the lorry’s driver and his loader, were rushed to Ndhiwa Sub County Hospital for first aid.