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BY KORIR JUMA/CORRESPONDENT,SALGAA ,31ST DEC 2017-The number of people who lost their Lives early Sunday at Migaa near the Salgaa hot spot along Nakuru-Eldoret highway through a tragic road accident has reached 38 after 8 more people who were receiving treatment in hospitals succumbed to injuries.The bus they were traveling in collided head on with an oncoming lorry.
The Matunda bus was heading to Nairobi from Kisumu while the lorry was coming from the opposite direction.
According to the eye witnesses who spoke to WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE The bus driver was trying to evade the bumps erected on the section of the road stretching from Sanchgwan when he collided with the lorry.”Derever alikuwa akijaribu kukwepa kuganyaga matuta yaliyowekwa barabarani alipogongana na lori iliyokuwa ikija kutoka upande wa pili” said Paul Mungai.loosely translating to (the driver was trying to evade the bumps erected on the road when he came face to face with the oncoming lorry) .
28 people died ON THE SPOT in bus while 2 people perished from the lorry.18 more were injured and rushed to the nearby hospitals among them molo-subcounty hospital and Nakuru Level.
The bodies of those who died are at the Nakuru level five hospital mortuary.