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1 dead, scores injured as bus ferrying Chavakali High students overturns

The students were travelling from school to Nairobi for the April holidays

Overturned Easy Coach bus in Kisumu-Kakamega Highway

In a heartbreaking turn of events, a student from Chavakali Boys High School lost his life in a tragic road accident on the Kisumu-Kakamega Highway.

The incident occurred on Monday night, as the bus was travelling from Kakamega to Nairobi.

The student tragically died on the spot as the Easy coach bus, carrying students from the Western school to Nairobi for the school holiday, overturned.

The severity of the accident also resulted in several other students sustaining injuries, who were promptly rushed to nearby hospitals for urgent medical treatment.


Nyanza Regional Traffic Commander, Allan Mwangi, provided insights into the aftermath of the accident, stating that police officers are diligently working to assess the exact number of casualties.

"My officers are at the scene while others are currently visiting different hospitals to ascertain the exact number of injured students. What we can confirm so far is that one student is dead," he confirmed.

According to St Johns Ambulance, 10 students were seriously injured and rushed to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching andf Referal Hospital.

Further police report indicates the bus was carrying 34 students and after the accident the driver of the bus fled the scene.


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