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Chavakali Boys Student Killed in Bus Accident, Dozens Injured

A fatal accident involving students from Chavakali Boys High School occurred at Maboleo, Kisumu County, resulting in the death of one student and injuries to several others.

The incident occurred on Monday at 9:00 pm when an Easy Coach bus, transporting the students home, overturned at the Mamboleo junction.

Two students sustained severe injuries and are currently receiving treatment at Avenue Hospital, Kisumu, while 32 others are undergoing treatment at the Jaramogi Oginga Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kisumu.

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The bus company has acknowledged the incident and pledged to issue a comprehensive statement. The bus was en route from Mbale to Nairobi.

According to a report from Kondele Police Station, the driver of the bus was not present at the scene.

“The vehicle was negotiating the Coptic roundabout on its way from Kakamega to Kisumu when the driver lost control, hit a rail guard, and the vehicle fell onto its left side at the edge of the road,” the police report details on the accident.

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Ken Maasai

Ken Wakuraya is a seasoned Journalist with official accreditation from the Media Council of Kenya, possessing extensive expertise in covering political, Entertainment, and Human interest stories.

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