Three dead, one injured in Kisumu-Busia highway accident


Three dead, one injured in Kisumu-Busia highway accident
Wreckage of a car following an accident in Ugunja town on the Kisumu-Busia highway. PHOTO | COURTESY

In Summary

  • The two died on the spot after a bus coming from the opposite direction rammed their saloon car.
  • According to Siaya County Police Commander Francis Kooli, the bus was heading towards Kisumu when it swerved off its lane and hit the car.

Three people were on Saturday morning killed and one more seriously injured following a road accident near Camunya Hotel in Ugunja town on the Kisumu-Busia highway.

Two of the three died on the spot after a bus coming from the opposite direction rammed their saloon car; the third died while receiving treatment.

According to Siaya County Police Commander Francis Kooli, the bus was heading towards Kisumu when it swerved off its lane and hit the car.

The police boss added that, the saloon car – which had four people on board – landed into a ditch on the side of the road.

Mr. Kooli further told Citizen Digital that the bus driver, who has since been identified as Joseph Andrew, fled the scene after the accident.

Bodies of the deceased have since been transferred to the Ambira sub-county hospital mortuary while the injured continues to receive treatment at Home Ground Hospital.

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