Two pupils and a driver died as 12 other students injured in a school van crash in Gaturi, Murang’a County yesterday morning.
According to Murang’a East OCPD Johnstone Limo, the morning accident involved a motor vehicle of St. Bakhita Academy which is under Gaturi catholic parish.
Limo said the school Nissan, KCJ 926Z had 13 students, one died on the spot together with the driver and the other 12 were rushed to KimKan hospital with serious injuries before they were referred, but unfortunately, another student died in the hospital.
The police boss said the immediate cause of the crash along the Gakonya-Kigetuini-Mukurwe-ini which is under construction was unknown adding that no other vehicles were involved.
He added that they had launched investigations to establish the cause of the accident.