BY NAMULONGO PETER/CORRESPONDENT,7TH OCT 2018-An accident involving a minibus and a motorcycle has left One person dead while seven others are nursing serious injuries near Misambi trading center on Oyugis – Kisumu Road .
Victor Owuor died after the driver of the minibus bus which was
ferrying mourners, lost control of the vehicle and rammed into the rear
of his motorcycle, killing him on the spot.
Confirming the Saturday night incident, Homa Bay County Police Commandeer Marius Tum said the minibus, which was heading towards Oyugis, veered off the road and rolled several times.
The county police boss added that seven passengers who sustained
serious injuries during the incident were rushed to Matata Hospital in
Oyugis town where they are currently admitted while the body of the
deceased was taken to Rachuonyo District Hospital mortuary.
Police have alreday arrested the driver of the minibus identified as Michael Wambua Maina and detained at Oyugis Police station.He will be arraigned in court on Monday.
He further urged drivers and motorcycle riders to observe traffic rules in order to prevent such accidents.