A passenger bus heading to Nairobi collided with a fuel tanker in Sobea area, near Salgaa on Thursday afternoon on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway .
The wreckage of accident has caused a major traffic snarl up on the busy highway.
No deaths have been reported, although drivers of both vehicles were seriously injured.
Nakuru OCPD Samuel Obara told journalists that the bus, belonging to the Msamaria Mwema fleet, was speeding towards Nakuru before it collided head on with the fuel tanker.
Three people suffered serious injuries, while five others escaped with slight injuries.
They were rushed to Nakuru Level Five hospital.