11 killed after bus hits truck on Naivasha-Gilgil road – VIDEO
Eleven people have been killed after a bus collided with a truck at Sogea along the Naivasha-Gilgil highway, area OCPD Emmanuel Opuru has confirmed.
According to Mr Opuru, the bus was trying to overtake another vehicle when it collided with the truck which was coming from the opposite direction.
The bus was ferrying passengers from Vihiga to Nairobi while the truck that was heading to Nakuru.
“Eleven people died on the spot, among them seven women and four men. Four other people were taken to the Naivasha Sub-County Hospital,” said Mr Opuru.
Mr Isaac Mbugua, who witnessed the Sunday morning collision, also confirmed that the bus was trying to overtake another vehicle when it collided head on with the truck that was coming from the opposite direction.
Eleven passengers with serious injuries were rushed to the Nakuru Level Five Hospital for specialised treatment.
Two others are receiving treatment at the Gilgil Sub-County Hospital.