Britons in Kenya coach crash

A number of Britons were injured when their coach crashed in Kenya, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has said. Some of the passengers remain in hospital receiving treatment for injuries.

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Three British tourists injured in Kenya coach crash

Three British holidaymakers were injured in this morning's Kenya coach crash, which saw the vehicle carrying 15 Britons roll over into the path of oncoming traffic, travel firm First Choice has said.

The accident happened shortly before 7:00am local time as the group was being driven to Mombasa Airport, though a spokeswoman said what caused the coach to overturn remained unknown.

First Choice is aware of an accident involving one of our transfer coaches, in Mombasa, Kenya, this morning.

We are working closely with our teams in resort and the authorities to determine exactly what has happened and provide assistance to those affected.

We can confirm there were 15 passengers and one staff member on board; three passengers are being treated for injuries at a local hospital.

– First Choice spokeswoman

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