Chavakali Boys High School Student Killed, Several Injured in Road Accident Along Kisumu-Kakamega Highway

Ezra Manyibe | 1 week ago

A Monday night, April 1, 2024, road accident at the Mamboleo roundabout along the Kisumu - Kakamega highway claimed the life of one Chavakali Boys High School student as several others suffered injuries.

The students were onboard an Easy Coach company bus.

According to reports verified by Now.co.ke, the deceased student died on the spot and was rushed to the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Referral Hospital in Kisumu.

The other injured students were rushed to nearby hospitals and dispensaries for treatment.

An Easy Coach bus ferrying Chavakali Boys High School students at an accident scene at the Mamboleo Roundabout along the Kisumu-Kakamega highway on Monday night, April 1, 2024. |Courtesy| X|

While addressing the media, Nyanza Regional Traffic Commander Allan Mwangi noted that officers from the region are visiting the medical centers where the students were rushed to ascertain the actual number of casualties.

"My officers are at the scene while others are currently visiting different hospitals to ascertain the exact number of injured students.What we can confirm so far is that one student is dead," he said.