One student has been confirmed dead and three others severely injured after a vehicle they were travelling in involved in a gruesome road accident in Tsavo, Kenya’s Taita Taveta.
The deceased, who was in the company of other students, were on their way to school after their mid-term break.
The local authority reported that the accident transpired after the fourteen seater vehicle’s driver swerved sharply to avoid hitting an elephant, rolling off the Taita-Voi road.
The form one student succumbed to injuries while she was being rushed to a nearby hospital. The three who sustained severe injuries are currently undergoing specialized treatment in the hospital.
Nine other students who sustained minor injuries have been discharged.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.