Twelve students, two teachers and a school bus driver perished in a grisly accident when the bus they were travelling in was overturned at a sharp bend along the Itumbe-Nyamache road in Kisii County on Wednesday evening.
Unconfirmed reports indicate that the 54-seater bus was reportedly carrying about 60 students. According to an eye witnesses, the bus lost control, and rolled several times.
The students and teachers were on their way to Nyachogochogo Secondary, in Nyamache District for second term games, which are scheduled to start on Thursday.
The students are drawn from five schools in Marani District were on board a bus belonging to Rioma Secondary School when the accident occurred at Nyambunde Shopping centre.
The accident occurred last night a few minutes past 7pm, along Igare-Itumbe road in Kisii County.
Kisii Level Five Medical Superintendent Geoffrey Otomu said ten died at the scene, while eight others died on arrival at hospital.