• He said that 10 of the victims have been reffered to Nakuru County health facilities and they are closely monitoring their conditions.
• Further, five victims are in stable condition and are recuperating in the ward at Kericho County Referral Hospital.
Kericho Governor Erick Mutai has confirmed that 52 people have died following the grisly accident that occurred at Londiani Junction on Friday at around 6:30pm.
In a statement on Saturday, Mutai said the 52 comprised 31 males, 18 females and 2 children.
“Among the casualties, we have admitted 6 of them in our Kerichso County Referral Hospital and Londiani Sub County Hospital, while one is in critical condition at Kericho County Referral Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit,” Mutai said.
He said that 10 of the victims have been referred to Nakuru County health facilities and they are closely monitoring their conditions.
In addition, 11 victims who had sustained minor injuries have been treated and have since been discharged, with one, still under observation in the casualty section.
Further, five victims are in stable condition and are recuperating in the ward at Kericho County Referral Hospital.
“We also wish to assure the general public that our medical personnel are doing their best to ensure that those injured in the accident are closely monitored, and given the medical attention they require,” he said.
Mutai also condoled with the family, friends, and relatives, of those who perished in the horrible road crash.
He said the Red Cross team has finalized the clearance of the scene and is currently assisting in body tracing and identification.
“Finally, we appeal to members of the public to exercise restraint regarding the sharing of tormenting photos and unverified information of the incident,” Mutai said.