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Bus Collision In Awasi Trading Center Kills 13 People And Several Others Injured

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Kenya News - Over 13 persons have lost their lifes after a terrible accident involving an Eldoret Express bus collided with a truck at Pala, about 3km from Awasi trading centre, Kisumu County in Kenya.

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According to the security operative who comfirmed the accident said that the crash occurred at about 11:30pm on Thursday night, according to witnesses.
Kisumu County Police Commander Benson Maweu also revealed that they had counted at least 13 bodies by 2:30am Friday.

“The bus was travelling from Kisumu towards Kericho on the Kisumu-Nairobi Highway when the driver tried to overtake a cane tractor and was involved in a head-on-collision with the trailer,” said Mr Maweu.

“The bodies of the deceased were taken to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital while survivors are also undergoing treatment at the facility,” Mr Makokha said.

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