Photos – School bus reduced in to scraps of metal after rolling down a cliff in grisly road accident in Elgeyo Marakwet @KenyanTraffic

Photos - School bus reduced in to scraps of metal after rolling down a cliff in grisly road accident in Elgeyo Marakwet @KenyanTraffic

One person was killed after a school bus flew down a cliff on the Kerio escarpments in Elgeyo Marakwet County last evening.

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Mr Ruto said locals rushed to the scene and discovered that the bus had two occupants including the driver and an unidentified occupant.He said the seriously injured driver was rushed to Endo Mission Hospital in Marakwet East constituency and moments later referred to Kapsowar Mission in Marakwet East constituency for specialised treatment.

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Ruto said police visited the scene and examined the wreckage.Elgeyo Marakwet County commander John Mwinzi said the driver of the bus was heading to Tot Mixed Secondary to pick students who were heading to Kabarak University for this year’s national music festivals.Mr Mwinzi said the driver lost control of the vehicle while negotiating bents in the rugged terrain.

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“It was by sheer luck that the bus was not ferrying students at the time of the accident. We have launched investigations into the cause of the accident,” Mwinzi said.He said injured driver was still unconscious by the time by the time this report was filed.

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