One dead, 30 injured in Nyabihu accident

By IGIHE
On 4 October 2017 at 06:18

One person has died instantly and 30 sustained injuries when a public transport bus belonging to Rwanda Interlink Transport Company Limited (RITCO) overturned this evening as it headed to Rubavu District from Kigali this afternoon.

The spokesperson for traffic and road safety department, of Rwanda National Police CIP Emmanuel Kabanda, has confirmed the incident, death and number of survivors. Kabanda said that the driver failed to negotiate a corner in Jenda Sector of Nyabihu District.

“The information we have indicates that one person died. His body has been taken to Gisenyi hospital. The driver failed to negotiate a corner and the bus overturned,” he said.

He said that all injured were taken to Gisenyi Hospital for medical attention.


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