Six passengers were seriously injured as 33 sustained minor injuries on Saturday afternoon after a bus they were travelling in rolled as it swerved to avoid a collision with a motorbike rider in Koru, Kisumu County.
The bus, belonging to the Climax bus company, was on its way to Kisumu from Nairobi when the accident happened at around 2pm.
According to Nyanza Regional Traffic Officer, Mr Mwangi Ng’anga, the bus driver lost control of the vehicle while evading a collision with the motorbike and landed on its side.
“When the driver lost control of the vehicle, the bus landed on its right side near Rosa Hotel,” said Mr Ng’ang’a.
The six who were seriously injured were transferred to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kisumu while the other victims with minor injuries and were taken to the nearest health facilities including Rachar Sugar Belt Hospital and the Muhoroni Sub County Hospital.