Student dies ,scores injured as school bus overturns in Siaya

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BY CORRESPONDENT,SIAYA,24TH FEB 2018-What was to be a fan day for students  from Rapogi Secondary School  in Siaya county turned tragic after one of their colleague died after their  school bus overturned along Bondo-Kisumu road in Siaya.19 others were injured.

Nyanza regional traffic boss Mr Andrew Naibei said the crash occurred at around 6.30 pm on Friday.

Police says twelve students suffered  serious injuries while seven of them suffered minor injuries.

The students were returning to their school after participating in a games event at a neighbouring school.

Mr Naibei said the school bus overturned at Konbewa area as the driver attempted to avoid a head-on-collusion with an oncoming matatu.

He added that  the injured students are admitted at Kombewa Sub-County Hospital while the body of the victim was taken to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Refferal Hospital Mortuary.

 

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