The lorry was travelling from Nomotio to Maralal .
A very bad accident happened in Kinoo area ,Kikuyu constituency, along Nairobi-Nakuru highway.The accident which happened on Tuesday July 10 in the morning , killed 2 people and 13 others were seriously injured.
A Simba bus rammed into a matatu .Reports say that the Matatu’s driver had stopped behind 2 private cars which had had an accident in that particular area.
Reports say that the driver of the Simba bus lost control on the Regen stretch in Kikuyu constituency before ramming the matatu.
The Simba bus was traveling from Malaba to Mombasa and non of its passengers was hurt.
One of the witnesses has said,”The bus rammed into the matatu as the drivers of the private cars discussed the damage, the matatu then collided with a private car which overturned and blocked the busy highway, the driver of one of the private cars panicked and sped off.”
Those who were injured have been taken to PCEA Kikuyu Hospital with serious injuries. Among them 10 were in the matatu and 3 from the car that overturned while the bodies of the deceased have been taken to the hospital’s mortuary and the vehicles towed to police station.
This has been confirmed by Kikuyu OCPD Musa Kongoli who has asked the drivers and other road users to be cautious while using roads. Investigations are ongoing right now.
On Monday ,July 9, another accident happened where 12 pupils from Kichare Primary school, Homa Bay county were admitted at Nyando sub county hospital .The accident happened as they were travelling in a school bus.
Other 35 pupils sustained slight injuries in the accident that happened at Korowe area near Kisumu.
The bus which was involved in the accident had 47 students and one teacher. It was Tonga Boys Secondary School bus. The accident happened as the students were on their way back to Homa Bay after attending a music festival event in Kisumu.
Nyanza Region Traffic Commander Andrew Naibei confirment the accident and said the driver of the bus could have lost control forcing it to fall on one side as a result of poor weather.
He said,”It was drizzling when the incident occurred and it seems like the driver could not see the road well.”
He also said the matter is being investigated to know the cause of the accident.