Thursday, August 18, 2022

Kitui bus accident leaves 18 dead as 10 are rescued (video)

18 people are feared dead as 10 have been rescued after a bus plunged into river Enziu, Mwingi County.

Confirming the news were area authorities who said that those rescued received first aid as search and rescue mission continued within the scene of the incident.

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In a video circulated online, the bus could be seen attempting to cross the river before it was swept away by the heavy waters and drowned immediately.

Occupants of the bus are reported to have been members of Mwingi Catholic Church and were heading to a wedding ceremony. The driver of the bus is reported to have died in the spot.

The news comes in a month when road accidents are on the rise as Kenyans rush to join family and friends to celebrate the holidays.

The government has already warned Kenyans against careless and drunk driving so as to save lives of innocent people.

Below is the video of the Kitui bus accident

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Berryl Achieng
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