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26 dead in Kibwezi after bus collides with tanker

Twenty-six people died on Tuesday mornig and several others injured afterl a Buscar bus travelling from Nairobi to Mombasa collided with a tanker at Kambu, Kibwezi OCPD Leonard Kimaiyo has confirmed.

Police said the driver of the bus was overtaking another vehicle at Kalulu bridge when he saw an oncoming truck.

As he tried to return the bus back to its lane, it collided with the truck.

Kibwezi accident

The bus landed in a ditch but the truck remained on the road, police said.

The driver of the truck and his turn boy were seriously injured.

The injured were rushed to Makindu Sub-County Hospital and the Kibwezi Amref hospital.