MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A car crash at Salgaa area along Nakuru-Eldoret highway in western Kenya left at least 12 people dead and two others seriously injured, local media reported on Sunday.
The accident, involving a shuttle bus and a truck, occurred around 03:00 a.m. local time (00:00 GMT), Daily Nation newspaper reported.
"All the 11 passengers and the driver of the shuttle died on the spot," Japheth Kioko, Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD) of the nearby Rongai town, told the newspaper.
12 people confirmed dead in a road crash at salgaa, the accident occurred after the matatu driver lost control after hitting a cow, before colliding with a truck. Sad indeed.#RIP— Lennon R (@LamuJ1) 19 ноября 2017 г.
The truck driver and his assistant have been taken to a local hospital, while the bodies of those killed have been transported to a mortuary, the outlet added.
Salgaa is a well-known black spot in Kenya, known for its high number of car accidents.