Two people have died after a vehicle knocked down workers who were marking lanes between Safari Park and Homeland hotels.
The two, both female, died on the spot according to witnesses and police sources.
The accident happened mid-afternoon.
Road users complained of a huge tailback on the busy superhighway.
Two road markers have been killed right now at the foot bridge of Safari Park on Thika road.Bodies lying on the road.😢 @Ma3Route
— Shrink (@ggit_s) November 21, 2017
Accident at safari Park outbound . A car knocked highway mantainance guys badly @Ma3Route
— kuntai leshinka (@Leshinkaz) November 21, 2017
@KenyanTraffic Thika road hell from drive in to safaripark.marking of the road going on.
— Douglas (@Douglas17514644) November 21, 2017
Two people knocked down dead as they were painting the road 🙁 https://t.co/gf200GE0yI
— The1Consultants (@The1Consultants) November 21, 2017
More to follow.