30 injured in a bus accident at Kitui County Headquarters

Thirty people from Kitui South were on Friday afternoon injured when a bus that ferried them to the county headquarters overturned at the governor’s precincts.

The bus that had ferried 51residents to the county headquarters to raise complaints on land matters fell on its side as the driver was turning to leave.

Confirming the incident Kitui central OCPD Mr. Kennedy Onsando said that majority sustained minor injuries, and were rushed to Kitui level 4 hospital for treatment.

He said three, who were seriously injured were referred to Kenyatta national hospital for specialized treatment.

The residents were complaining among other issues, about the county government alleging that their land was trust land yet the national government was in the process of adjudicating for issue of titles.

They had gone to meet the Kitui Governor Julius Malombe.

By John Kung’u

Source: Kenya News Agency