14 people killed in Kisumu road crash

Friday, October 4th, 2019 09:12 |

Fourteen people have been confirmed dead after a Nairobi-bound Eldoret Express bus collided head on with a trailer at Awasi, Kisumu County, Friday morning.

Some 38 other people were injured in the 1am crash.

Regional Traffic Commander Gladys Ogonda said that the trailer and bus collided at Pala area on the Nairobi – Kisumu highway. 

“At about 1:00am, we were informed that an accident had happened at Pala, involving an Eldoret Express bus and a trailer. When we arrived at the scene, we found that 13 people had lost their lives, and many others were injured,” said Ogonda.

Kisumu County Commander Benson Maweu said bodies retrieved from the wreck were taken to Ahero Sub-County Morgue, and victims were rushed to Ahero, Jaramogi and Muhoroni Hospitals for treatment.

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