Thirteen lives were lost and several injured following a night accident involving an Eldoret Express bus and a lorry at Pala Area a few kilometres from Awasi Trading Centre in Kisumu.
According to witnesses, the collision happened at about 11.30pm. Kisumu County police commander Benson Maweu confirmed the accident.
The bus was travelling from Kisumu towards Kericho on the Kisumu – Nairobi Highway when the driver tried to overtake a cane tractor before it was involved in a head on collision with the trailer.Mr Maweu – Police Commander
Nyanza regional police boss Vincent Makokha said of the 13 who died, 12 were in the bus including a child. The other was the truck driver.