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Awasi accident kills 13 people on the spot

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Thirteen people are feared dead when a bus belonging to Eldoret Express was involved in a head-on collision with a trailer at Awasi, Kisumu County.

The morning accident is said to have occurred when the bus tried to overtake a lorry ferrying sugar canes before colliding with a trailer.

It then veered off the road before rolling several times killing thirteen people on the spot.

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Also read: Four people perished in two separate accidents

The Awasi accident victims largely consisted of adults and one child. Several others sustained injuries and were rushed to nearby Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Referral Hospital for treatment.

The death toll is feared to rise as the bus was fully packed at the time of the accident.

Also read: Five Azam Media crew members die in an accident

It was heading to Kisumu from Nairobi to drop off its customers before heading to Eldoret.

Berryl Achieng
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