13 dead after bus, trailer accident in Awasi


13 dead after bus, trailer accident in Awasi
Accident in Awasi, Kisumu that killed 13 people

In Summary

  • County Police boss Benson Maweu confirmed the head on collision saying among the dead are 12 adults and one child.
  • He said the bus had started the journey in Siaya and picked other passengers in Kisumu headed for the Capital, Nairobi.
  • Mr. Maweu said on reaching Awasi area, the bus driver attempted to overtake a vehicle but unfortunately crashed head with an oncoming truck.

Thirteen people have been confirmed dead following a grisly road accident involving an Eldoret Express bus and a trailer at Pala area in Awasi, Kisumu.

County Police boss Benson Maweu confirmed the head on collision saying among the dead are 12 adults and one child.

He said the bus had started the journey in Siaya and picked other passengers in Kisumu headed for the Capital, Nairobi.

Mr. Maweu said on reaching Awasi area, the bus driver attempted to overtake a vehicle but unfortunately crashed head with an oncoming truck.

Police confirmed all the 13 died at the scene while scores of injured people taken to various hospitals in the area.

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