The mangled wreckage of Modern Coast bus that plunged into River Nyakomisari in Kisii County on Wednesday morning retrieved.
Police said one person died while many others were injured after the bus plunged into River Masosa at Makutano junction in Kisii town.
Kisii Central Police commander Amos Ambasa said the bus, registration number T247 DKE was going to Homa Bay from Mombasa.
Mr Ambasa, who addressed the media at the scene of the crash confirmed that the ill-fated bus, which had an unknown number of passengers onboard, was taking a sharp bend at Makutano junction along Kisii Nyamira road where their offices are based.
The bus later landed in Masosa River after which an unknown number of passengers were rescued.
The injured have been admitted to various hospitals in Kisii town.
The driver of the ill-fated bus was not at the scene, though preliminary investigations indicated that he sustained injuries.
The deceased’s body was transferred to Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital Morgue.
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