At least twelve people have been confirmed dead while twelve others are nursing serious injuries following an early morning accident at Sogea along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway.
The accident occurred after a bus travelling from western Kenya to Nairobi collided head on with a lorry travelling in the opposite direction.
The busy Nairobi-Nakuru highway adding to fatality statistics that are now at alarming levels even before the year comes to a close.
The Climax Sacco bus was ferrying passengers from Vihiga to Nairobi before their journey was cut short.
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Those injured in the accident were rushed to Nakuru Level Five Hospital and the Gilgil Sub-County Hospital.
The bus driver was among those who perished in the accident.
The latest accident adding to the already grim statistics on the country’s roads that has put into focus the efficacy of those tasked with ensuring that traffic rules are followed to the latter.
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