A bodaboda rider and his passenger have died in an accident in the Chebole area along the Bomet-Kaplong highway in Bomet County.

According to Bomet Central, deputy police commandant Ali Bashir, the accident happened after a lorry bound for Bomet rammed into a bodaboda headed in the opposite direction.

“Both the rider and the pillion passenger died on the spot,” he said.

Witnesses said the accident might have happened due to poor visibility in the area.

Bodies of the deceased have been moved to Longisa Referral Hospital mortuary.