Seven die in a tragic accident along Kitale-Bungoma Road

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BY CORRESPONDENT,KITALE,26TH MAY 2018-Seven people died Friday night  after a 14 seater matatu they were traveling in collided head  on with a cane tractor  in Malaki on Kitale-Bungoma road.

Police said 8.30pm  accident left five people dead on the spot while two others died on the way to hospital.

Eyewitnesses say the accident occurred after the matatu heading to Bungoma tried to overtake another vehicle, but collided with the Kitale-bound tractor owned by West Kenya Sugar Company.

The accident occurs just days  after  six passengers died after their matatu collided with a tractor on the Kitale-Webuye highway in Bungoma.

Residents have urged government erect bumps at the deadly scene which may lead to many people losing their lives.

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