The number of people who  perished  in a grisly road accident at Migaa along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway rises to 38

The number of people who perished in a grisly road accident at Migaa along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway rises to 38

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.

Truck that collided with the bus at migaa on Sunday morning Dec 31 2017-COURTESY

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.

 

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