The incident took place near the settlement of Migaa at the Nakuru-Eldoret highway, the Daily Nation media outlet reported. According to Rift Valley Traffic Enforcement Officer Zero Arom, the collision occurred as the bus was moving on the wrong lane.
A total of 28 passengers of the bus as well as two people from the truck died at the site, while four more people died later in a hospital. At least three children are among the victims of the collision.
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The incident also left 22 people injured, who were sent to hospitals. The rescue operation resulted in heavy traffic jams.