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One dies, 3 others injured as a lorry collides with car in Bungoma

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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI, 11TH JUNE 2019-One person has  been confirmed dead and three others injured  a after a lorry collided head on with a car along the Malaba-Kanduyi highway in Bungoma County.

The Tuesday morning collision also left three other people injured.

According to  Bungoma County Police Commander Francis Sang  who confirmed the incident at Mayanja said that the driver of the car died on the spot while the driver of the lorry sustained slight injuries.

“Also, two pedestrians, among them a student of St Kizito Secondary School, sustained slight injuries. They were treated and discharged and are in fair condition,” said Mr Sang.

The long distance truck was traveling to Malaba from Bungoma.

Mr Sang said that the driver of the car lost control of the vehicle and swerved to the opposite lane hitting the truck which was heading to Malaba.

The body of the dead man was taken to the Bungoma Level Five Hospital.

Two weeks ago, eight people died while five others sustained serious injuries after a matatu they were travelling in collided with a bus at Matulo Corner along the Webuye-Bungoma highway.

The matatu operated by Western Townace Sacco collided head on with a Modern Coast bus.

 

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