Police have arrested the owner of Western Cross Express bus that left 56 people dead in the Wednesday morning accident at Fort Ternan along the Londiani-Muhoroni road.
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.
Police in Kakamega have arrested the owners the ill-fated Homeboyz bus which killed 55 passengers after toppling and rolling several times in Fort Ternan along Londiani-Muhoroni road.
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.
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.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday led Kenyans in mourning 50 people who lost their lives following a road accident at the Fort Ternan Tunnel in Kericho.
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 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.
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.
President Uhuru Kenyatta, DP William Ruto and Opposition chief Raila Odinga are among the leaders who sent condolence messages to the families of the victims.
Former Thika United FC captain Dennis Lewa was among the 56 passengers who passed on in the Wednesday Fort Ternan bus crash.
Bus owner Cleophas Shimanyula and Benard Shitiabai, the manager of the Western Crossroads Express Sacco, appeared in a magistrate’s court in Molo.
The revelation was made by Francis Meja - Director-General of the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) who divulged the bus did not have the licence to operate at night.
On Tuesday, Traffic Commandant Samuel Kimaru released statistics for the number people killed this year.
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.
, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 11 – Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet Thursday said the responsibility to enforce traffic rules along the Londiani-Muhoroni road where 56 died following a tragic passenger bus crash early Wednesday fell on the Keric...
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.
Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has ordered Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet to investigate the Wednesday crash that killed 56 people.
Senators on Thursday asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to sack Interior CS Fred Matiang’i and his Transport counterpart James Macharia following the Ternan accident that killed 56 people on Wednesday.
Benard Shitiabayi, the manager of the Western Crossroads Sacco (left) and Cleophas Shimanyula, the owner of the bus that crashed and killed 56 people.
A Court on Friday ordered the detention of the owner of the ill-fated bus, Bernard Ishindu, and the director of Western Cross Express Company Ltd, Cleophas Shimanyula.