At least 10 people have been confirmed dead and several others injured after a bus headed to Wajir town from Nairobi rammed into a trailer along Mwingi-Garissa road.
Reports reaching TUKO.co.ke indicate the accident happened on the night of Sunday, May 12, at around Tula area located between Garissa Town and Bangal.
The bus belonging to Nasib Sacco rammed into a trailer transporting cement and which had stalled on the road.
Confirming the accident, North Eastern regional commissioner, Mohamed Birik, said they have launched investigation to establish the exact cause of the tragedy although they suspect it was as a result of the truck that was stationed on the road.
Those injured were rushed to Garissa Referral Hospital and others to health facilities in Tula.
Fourteen people with severe injuries evacuated to Garissa Provincial General Hospital by Kenya Red Cross, @EMS_Kenya and Garissa County Ambulance after a PSV Bus rammed into a stalled trailer at Tula along Garissa-Nairobi road.
— Kenya Red Cross (@KenyaRedCross) May 13, 2019
There is fear the death toll could rise as some of the passengers suffered severe injuries in the night accident.
More to follow…