Several people feared dead in Kisumu road accident

Wreckage of the PSV involved in the accident on Kisumu-Busia road. [Sharon Owino, Standard]

Several people are feared dead following a road accident at Ojolla on the Kisumu-Busia road on Tuesday, August 29.

Confirming the accident to The Standard, Nyanza Regional Traffic Commander, Allan Mwangi said the accident occurred when an oncoming Public Service Vehicle (PSV) collided head-on with a saloon car.

According to eyewitness accounts, the matatu was trying to overtake when the fatal accident occurred.

Onlookers at the scene of the accident on the Kisumu-Busia road. [Sharon Owino, Standard]

According to police, the accident victims were rushed to various hospitals for treatment.

The Standard has however not established the total number of fatalities, though witnesses said two people died on the spot.

An unknown number of people feared dead in the Kisumu-Busia road accident. [Sharon Owino, Standard]

This is a developing story and is being updated…