Kisumu Muhoroni News

Transport regulator seeks to cap age of PSV drivers

Plans by NTSA to come up with a raft of changes to tame road carnage comes barely a day after at least 55 people were killed in a horrific bus crash on the Kisumu Muhoroni highway in western Kenya.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Oct 11, 2018

Kenyans angered by Kiambu senator's claims that accidents result from cheap fares Kenya News

- Wamatangi argued safety and comfort was being compromised by lowering bus fares - He said buses charging cheaper fares were also prone to overloading - He was reacting to the Kisumu Muhoroni road crash that killed 56 people - His views were however not taken very kindly by a section of Kenyans Kiambu senator, Kimani Wamatangi, has landed himself in hot water after he claimed the reason road fatalities are becoming rampant in the country is because of cheap bus fares .

Tuko , Kenya Oct 11, 2018

5 members of one family killed in Fort Ternan accident which claimed 56 lives

- Two members of the same family were also reported missing following the accident - The five deceased family members included a man, his wife and daughter - They were travelling on the ill-fated bus from Nairobi to Kakamega - They were on their way to attend a burial of a grandmother who passed on a few days ago - Several other families are still searching for loved ones whom they fear could be among the crash victims 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.

Tuko , Kenya Oct 11, 2018

5 members of 1 family perished in the Fort Ternan tragedy that killed 56

- Two members of the same family were also reported missing following the accident - The five deceased family members included a man, his wife and daughter - The relatives were travelling on the ill-fated bus from Nairobi to Kakamega - They were on their way to attend burial of a grandmother who past away a few days ago - Meanwhile, several other families are still searching for loved ones whom they fear could be among the crash victims 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.

Tuko , Kenya Oct 11, 2018

Kericho Bus accident: 9 children,15 women and 31 men dead so far understands

- The death toll from the ill fated Kericho bus has risen to 55 - Two more survivors succumbed to injuries while receiving treatment - The bus is said to have been carrying excess passengers at the time of the accident - The bus is reported to have lost control while on a steep slope The death toll from the Fort Ternan Bus tragedy along the at Tunnel Flyover on the Kisumu Muhoroni highway now stands at 55 .

Tuko , Kenya Oct 10, 2018

NTSA says bus which claimed 55 lives in Kericho was operating illegally

This was only the second most fatal accident which involved only one motor vehicle and it took place even as along the fairly new Kisumu Muhoroni highway which was only established in 2015.

Tuko , Kenya Oct 10, 2018

14-seater matatu explodes with passengers inside on Juja Road Kenya News

The incident happened a few hours after a Kakamega-bound bus belonging to Western Express Sacco killed over 50 people and left several others seriously injured at Fort Ternan on Kisumu Muhoroni highway.

Tuko , Kenya Oct 10, 2018

Driver of ill-fated bus that claimed 55 lives in Kericho was hired 3 weeks ago

They said they were shocked to learn of the high number of the passengers who lost their lives in the accident that happened at Fort Ternan along the Kisumu Muhoroni highway.

Tuko , Kenya Oct 10, 2018

Uhuru leads Kenyans in mourning 50 people who died in Fort Ternan tragedy

- Driver of the bus belonging to Western Express Sacco lost control at Fort Ternan area in Kericho - The bus dubbed Home Boyz, registration KBS 029 J, rolled severally, killing 48 people on the spot - Official reports indicated 31 men, 12 women and seven children died in the horrific road crash 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.

Tuko , Kenya Oct 10, 2018

Survivor of ill-fated Western Express bus recounts how he narrowly escaped death

At least 52 people were confirmed dead in the horrific road crash, which happened on the Kisumu Muhoroni highway at Fort Ternan area in Kericho County.

Tuko , Kenya Oct 10, 2018