Eight people have died on the spot while two others sustained injuries in a road accident at Ngengu area along Homa Bay- Kendu Bay road on Monday evening.
The accident occurred after the matatu collided with a fuel tanker.
A class seven pupil from Janeiro Junior Academy in Rangwe constituency who was travellimg back to school was among those who died.
Homa Bay police commander Samson Ole Kinne confirmed the accident.
The two injured victims were rushed to Homa Bay County Referral Hospital while bodies of the deceased were taken to the same facility.