At least 50 people were on Wednesday, October 10, confirmed dead in a horrific road crash on the Kisumu-Muhoroni highway at Fort Ternan area in Kericho County.
A fully packed 14-seater mini-bus belonging PinPoint Sacco has exploded with passengers on board along the busy Juja Road.
One of the survivors of the Fort Ternan tragedy disclosed the bus was being driven recklessly and not even angry protests from the passengers could dissuade the driver from over-speeding.
A village in Kakamega County is in deep mourning after one family lost five of its members following the horrific Kisumu-Muhoroni highway accident that claimed a total of 56 lives on Wednesday, October 10.
A village in Kakamega County is in deep mourning after one family lost five of its members following the horrific Kisumu-Muhoroni highway accident which claimed a total of 56 lives on Wednesday, October 10.
National leaders have condoled with the families and friends of those who have lost relatives in the Fort Ternan bus crash that killed 52 on Wednesday morning October 10, 2018 on the Kisumu – Muhoroni Highway.
The bus, travelling to Kakamega from the capital Nairobi, crashed in Fort Ternan in Kericho County with eyewitnesses putting the time of the accident at about 4am.
The bus, belonging to Western Cross Sacco, crashed in an area locals call Tunnel on the Londiani-Muhoroni road on Wednesday morning, with eyewitnesses putting the time of the accident at about 4am.
The Homeboyz bus that crashed and killed 56 people at the Fort Ternan black spot in Kericho county was on an illegal night run, Police Inspector General Joseph Boinett said yesterday.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday led Kenyans in mourning 50 people who perished in a horror crash that occurred in Fort Ternan, Kericho County.
The bus, belonging to Western Cross Sacco, crashed in an area locals call Tunnel on the Londiani-Muhuroni road on Wednesday morning, with eyewitnesses putting the time of the accident at about 4am.
The latest development brings the death toll to 58 even as families continued to flock Kericho County Referral Hospital and mortuary a day after the Wednesday, October 10 accident.
NTSA Director General Francis Meja has criticised the courts for uplifting the night travel ban following the gruesome road accident that claimed 50 lives along the Londiani - Muhoroni highway on Wednesday.
The death toll from the Fort Ternan Bus tragedy along the at Tunnel Flyover on the Kisumu-Muhoroni highway now stands at 55 .
The grisly early Wednesday, October 10 Kipkelion accident that has left 55 people dead has not only plunged the country into mourning but also sent shock waves across the world.
At least 50 passengers were on the morning of Wednesday, October 10 killed in a road accident involving a PSV bus.
Even the shell of the bus that was shredded by the impact of the crash and that lay in an open field strewn with luggage, twisted metal and bodies had a sense of deja vu.
Speaking to KTN News while on his bed at Muhoroni hospital, the male survivor blamed the Home Boyz bus crew for the accident that happened on the morning of Wednesday 10th October.
Governor Chepkwony in a statement, also said the county government will meet the full cost of treatment for the accident survivors.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has mourned the death of 56 people who died on yesterday in a tragic bus crash at Fort Ternan, in Kericho.
Tanzania's President John Magufuli has joined his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta in mourning the 55 victims whose lives were cut short through a fatal road crash.