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Seven Killed In A Road Accident In Awasi Area In Kisumu County


Seven people including a five year old boy died on the spot while 3 others died when undergoing treatment in Agha Khan hospital in kisumu.

The accident that occurred in Awasi road involved matatu and a bus.

According to the eye witness,the vehicles were moving in opposite directions before colliding head-on.

Four people are still fighting for their lives at the kisumu Agha Khan hospital after sustaining critical injuries during the Wednesday night.

Speaking to the press,Awasi police commander Philip makori, said the accident occurred at a junction within an expansive farm.

"The victims were on board in a bus whose driver lost control and landed in a ditch. The vehicle toppled killing seven on the spot. Four are in critical condition and a few others sustained minor injuries,Philip said.

The bus careered along the highway for more than a hundred metres occasional running into the farm. It then knocked the matatu off the road. Said an eye witness in a statement.

Residents who thronged scene of the accident carried away goods that were scattered on the road and in the junction.

Awasi police towed the vehicles to Awasi police station

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Awasi Philip Philip makori

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