A road accident has on Sunday evening claimed the life of four members of the Vohra family who are the proprietors of Sarova Hotels.

According to police in Makueni, Reena Vorha died alongside Mohinder Sign following a fatal road accident at the Kiungwani area on Nairobi- Mombasa highway.

The family later announced that Atu Vohra and Swaran Kaur who had been rushed to hospital with injuries had also died.

Police say the family of five was travelling in a Toyota Prado that was being driven by Saveer Vohra.

Mohinder was the husband to Swaran and the father to Reena.

Atu was their daughter-in-law and the wife of the late Singh Vohra who died in a road accident on the same road last year.

The vehicle was coming from Mombasa towards Nairobi when the driver lost control hitting a culvert and landing on the right side of the road.

“Following the accident, Atu Vorha sustained serious head injuries, Swaran Kaur sustained a head injury while the driver Saveer Vorha sustained slight injuries on his both legs,” read police report at the Salama police station.

Police said the injured were rushed to Sultan Hamud hospital level five hospital for treatment.

The bodies of the deceased have been moved to Machakos level five mortuary awaiting autopsy while the vehicle has been towed to Salama police station for inspection.

In 2017, East African Safari Classic Rally to a halt after the death of Jaideep Vohra who was the Managing Director of the hotels at that time.

Vohra succumbed to his injuries after his vehicle rolled near Amboseli Lodge as he headed to watch the East African Safari Classic Rally.