Kisii: Several people injured after lorry knocks bus into river

Kisii: Several people injured after lorry knocks bus into river

A Guardian Angel bus in the river after an accident in Kisii on November 26, 2022. PHOTO | HYLINE OCHARO | CITIZEN DIGITAL

  • The accident occurred when a lorry ferrying goods lost control and rammed the Guardian Angel bus which was carrying 21 passengers.
  • Passengers were safely evacuated from the scene of the accident, with a majority suffering soft tissue injuries.

Three people are nursing serious injuries after the bus they were travelling was involved in an accident in Kisii town early Saturday morning.

Confirming the incident, County Commander Dr. Mutungi Musyoki said the accident occurred when a lorry ferrying goods lost control and rammed the Guardian Angel bus which was carrying 21 passengers, knocking it over a bridge and into the river at Nyambera.

Passengers were safely evacuated from the scene of the accident, with a majority suffering soft tissue injuries.

Eye witnesses called for the creation of slow bumps and street lights to avert similar accidents in the future.

The Kisii County disaster management authority promptly swung into action in collaboration with the police to salvage the situation.

The wreckage of the vehicles was towed to Nyanchwa Police Station as investigations continue.

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