Five Passengers Dead After A Bus Plunged Into River Siyiabei

Five people died on Tuesday after a bus they were travelling in plunged into River Siyiabei along the Narok-Mai Mahiu road, KBC reported.

The Daima Connections Sacco bus is said to have been travelling to Kisii County with over 20 passengers onboard when the accident took place. Rescue teams, including the Red Cross rushed to the scene moments after the fatal crash.

Nation reported that four bodies had been recovered from the site as rescue operations continued.

According to The Star, the driver of the bus lost control of the vehicle trying to avoid hitting an oncoming trailer.

A conflicting report by the paper indicated that up to 15 people had perished in the accident.

Narok County Commissioner George Natembea also reported to the scene to assist with rescue efforts. Other reports say that 17 passengers have been killed in the accident.

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