Homa Bay: PSV Matatu collides with a fuel tanker killing eight people.

Wreckage of matatu that collided with a fuel tanker at Ngengu area along Homa Bay - Kendu Bay road. [PHOTO| COURTESY]

A road accident along the Homa Bay-Kendu Bay road killed eight people and seriously injured two more.
On Monday evening, a passenger matatu collided head-on with a fuel tanker.

Homa Bay Police Commander Samson Ole Kinne confirmed the accident, noting that the deceased died on the spot.

A Class Seven student from Janeiro Junior Academy in Rangwe Constituency who was returning to school was among the eight passengers confirmed dead.

According to the Homa-Bay County Police Commander, the two injured passengers were rushed to Homa-Bay County Referral Hospital, while the bodies of the deceased were taken to the morgue within the same facility.

Investigations have since been launched to determine the cause of the accident.

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