BY UPESI NEWS CORRESPONDENT,6TH JAN,2017-Five people died Friday afternoon while 43 others were injured at Milalani on the Likoni-Lungalunga highway, Kwale County, after their bus was involved in a crash.
Coast Regional Traffic Commandant Emmanuel Okanda said three people died on the spot and two others in hospital after the school bus they had hired rolled over at 2.30pm.
“Three people died on the spot and others are in hospital, some are in critical condition,” he said.
Two victims succumbed to their injuries at Msambweni District Hospital.
The occupants of the bus were heading for an Islamic wedding in Kikoneni.
“One died at the casualty, we recorded about 44 patients from the accident. Two were taken to the theatre immediately,” said a nurse at the hospital who did not wish to be named as she was not authorised to talk to the news media.
“They (victims) have fractures and cuts. They said they were heading to a wedding,” added the nurse.