Tragic: More than 17 people die,scores injured as bus plunges into river on Narok- Maai Mahiu road

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BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIVASHA,10TH APRIL 2018-More than  17 people have died  after a bus they were travelling in lost control and plunged into River Siyiabei along Narok- Maai Mahiu road.

According to Narok County Commissioner George Natembeya who confirmed the accident said  the 63-seater bus was heading to Nairobi from Kendu Bay in Homa Bay County.

Eye witnesses who spoke to WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE say the bus was trying to avoid a construction lorry which was joining the road when the driver lost control and plunged into the river.”niliona basi hii ikikwepa kugonga lori la mchanga kabla ya kuanguka kwa bonde said a witness James Mbuthia.(I saw a bus trying to avoid hiting a a lorry carrying construction sand before plunging into a ditch)”

The injured were rushed to the Narok Referral Hospital.

Rescue  operations have been undertaken by Kenya redcross officials and the police.

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