Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos has sent a message of condolence to the families, friends and relatives of the passengers who perished in a grisly road accident along Nyaru-Ravine road.
Governor Tolgos said the county woke up to the sad news in which 11 people lost their lives.
The accident occurred on Monday night after a 14-seater matatu, headed for Eldama Ravine town, lost control and rolled at HZ area in Metkei.
11 people have been confirmed dead in the 9 pm accident.
The County Boss lauded rescue efforts from locals and those of doctors at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in treating the injured.
He also wished quick recovery to those injured and still admitted in hospital.
The Governor called on PSV drivers and other road users to be extra careful.
“I urge all road users to exercise vigilance especially PSV drivers,” said Tolgos.