17 passengers are confirmed dead 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.
According to reports gathered by nairaplus, 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.