Accident claims 13 lives

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13 people have lost their lives and atleast 38 people have been rushed tothe hospital after a Nairobi bound bus collided with a cane tractor along Kisumu- Kericho Highway bat 2:30am today.

The Eldoret Express bus driver was trying to overtake the tractor at Awasi, Kisumu county. The two drivers died on the spot.This was confirmed by Kisumu Police commandant Benson Maweu.

“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.

Those injured have been taken to nearby hospitals but some hospitals such as Jaramogi Oginga dont have doctors on location due to the ongoing doctors strike in the county.