In Summary

County Police Commander Fred Ochieng said the vehicle was heading to Mombasa when it rolled. 

He said the injured passengers were taken to the Moi Referral Hospital in Voi for treatment.

One person has died while at least 28 have sustained serious injuries after a bus they were travelling in veered off the road and rolled at Josa along the Mwatate-Wundanyi road in Taita Taveta County.

Confirming the Sunday morning incident, County Police Commander Fred Ochieng said the vehicle was heading to Mombasa when it rolled. 

"One person has been confirmed dead while 28 others have sustained injuries including broken limbs," he said 

The police commander said the victims of the accident had gone to bury their colleagues at Mgamboyi in Wundanyi constituency and that they were returning back to Mombasa.

He said the injured passengers were taken to the Moi Referral Hospital in Voi for treatment.

Eye witness Davis Mwachanya said the vehicle was speeding when it veered off the road and landed in a ditch that is about 50 meters from the main road.

DRIVER SPEEDING

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