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Kisumu accident leaves 13 dead after bus collides with truck in Awasi

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BY JOAN WNAJIKU,NAIROBI,4TH OCT 2019-A dawn road accident at Pala, about 3km from Awasi trading centre in Kisumu County has left along  at least 13 people dead and several others injured .The accident occurred when an Eldoret Express bus collided with a truck .

The crash occured at about 11:30pm on Thursday night, according to witnesses.

Confirming the accident, Kisumu County Police Commander Benson Maweu said they had counted at least 13 bodies by 2:30am Friday.

“The bus was travelling from Kisumu towards Kericho on the Kisumu-Nairobi Highway when the driver tried to overtake a cane tractor and was involved in a head-on-collision with the truck,” said Mr Maweu.

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