Some 48 college students from St.Augustine Kanyangi Boys and St.Bridgit Syomunyu Women have been on Sunday injured in a grisly street accident at Majengo space within the outskirts Kitui city.
The early morning accident occurred at Majengo property village, close to Kalundu river because the bus that was ferrying college students from each faculties in Kitui Rural Constituency to St.Ursula Women Secondary faculty in Tungutu, Kyangwithya west in Kitui Central Constituency, misplaced management.
In keeping with Mark Ndete who’s the village administrator in Majengo, the 52-seater bus from St.Augustine Kanyangi Boys was avoiding a bike on the slopes of the river earlier than it misplaced management, resulting in its over-turning.
“There was a bike that was rushing because it approached the varsity bus from the wrong way, and because the bus driver tried to keep away from hitting the bicycle owner, the bus swerved off the street and misplaced management toppling over and down the hill earlier than it capsized,” mentioned the world village administrator.
The bus was reportedly taking college students to St.Ursula Women for a College students Council assembly, for Catholic sponsored faculties earlier than it got here throughout the accident.
The casualties have been taken to the County referral hospital the place they’re receiving medical consideration.
No deaths have been reported from the 48 injured college students.
The incident comes barely a month after St.Bridgit Syomunyu Women Secondary faculty bus was additionally concerned in an accident because it was ferrying college students to high school, at first of the brand new terming the brand new yr.