Five killed in Vihiga bus crash
22 August 2013, 09:37
Vihiga - Five people died in a grisly road accident on Wednesday along Majengo-Luanda road in Vihiga County, when a bus rolled from the road as it veered to avoid running over a pedestrian.
Confirming the incident to The Standard, Vihiga county police commandant Sarah Dancan said three people died on the spot as the bus rolled several times and came to a stop in a ditch after a tyre burst.
The victims of the crash were a woman and two children who died on impact while two others succumbed to their injuries while being rushed to hospital. Deputy Governor Caleb Amaswacha said that the injured were taken to Kima, Emuhaya, Kisumu and Mbale Hospitals.
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