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Truck driver burnt to death in Bungoma County

A truck driver has died in a tragic road accident Wednesday morning at Sikata Area along the Webuye-Malaba Highway.

The driver is reported to have been burnt to death after the tanker he was driving lost control, hit a transformer and burst into flames. Efforts to escape from the truck were futile as he was trapped.

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Bungoma County Police commander Francis Kooli confirming the accident, said the truck driver was trying to avoid a boda boda rider when he hit the transformer.

Meanwhile, 29 People are receiving treatment at Kakuma Mission Hospital after the bus they were travelling in veered off the road following a tyre burst.

Confirming the incident, Turkana West Police Commander Richard Moracha confirming the incident said the bus was headed to Kitale when the accident occurred.

Report by Florence Masha

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