At least 45 students have been injured after their school bus overturned at the Mamboleo area along the busy Kisumu – Kakamega road on Thursday, January 27.
According to reports, the students of Thurgem Secondary School were rushed to nearby health facilities for medical attention.
The students are reported to have sustained different degrees of injuries.
Residents attempt to save an overturned School Bus along Meru-Nairobi Highway in Tharaka Nithi.
By the time of going to press, the exact cause of the accident had not been established even as police moved in to conduct preliminary investigations.
This incident comes just months after another school bus of Gititu mixed secondary in Murang’a was involved in a road accident after the bus they were travelling in overturned.
Reports indicated that several students were left with nursing injuries as the bus overturned just minutes after departing from the school.
The tragic incident was confirmed by Makuyu police boss Alexander Shikondi detailing that the bus driver perished in the accident.
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