Seven people, including two pedestrians, were killed Tuesday evening after a Probox car overturned and landed into ditch in Keroka, Kisii.
The people riding in the car were returning from a burial ceremony in Riasena.
Police said the car brake failed as the driver descended a steep slope along the Nyangusu- Keroka highway.
Keroka police boss Phillip Wambugu said two other people are fighting for their lives at Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital.
A church elder and a primary school teacher are among those whore were killed in the crash.