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Four Dead, 46 injured in Kericho accident

On January 17th, a tragic accident occurred in Kericho, Kenya when a bus lost control and crashed, resulting in the deaths of four passengers and leaving 46 others injured.

According to local authorities, the accident took place on the Kisitete-Muhoroni road, where the bus was heading towards Kericho from Muhoroni. Eyewitnesses reported that the bus, which was carrying 50 passengers, appeared to have a malfunction in its braking system, causing the driver to lose control and veer off the road.

The injured were rushed to various hospitals in the area, with some in critical condition. The Kenyan Red Cross, along with other emergency responders, were quick to arrive at the scene to provide medical assistance to those affected.

The Kenyan government has expressed their condolences to the families of the victims and has promised to provide support to those injured in the accident. The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has launched an investigation into the cause of the accident and is working to determine whether there was any negligence or misconduct on the part of the bus operator.

This tragic accident serves as a reminder of the importance of proper maintenance and safety measures for public transportation in Kenya. The government and transportation companies have a responsibility to ensure the safety of their passengers and it is crucial that they take the necessary steps to prevent such accidents from happening in the future.

The families and friends of the victims are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time, and we hope for a speedy recovery for those injured in the accident.

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