51 feared dead in grisly Kericho accident

At least 51 people are feared dead after a 62-seater bus christened ‘Home Boyz’ was involved in an accident at Tunnel flyover, Fort Tenan in Kericho sub-county early on Wednesday.

Confirming the 5am accident along the Kisumu-Muhoroni highway, Fort Tenan OCPD, Charles Ocharo said the bus was travelling from Nairobi to Kakamega when it lost control while descending a steep slope and rolled several times

He added that police are yet to establish the fate of the driver while other passengers are still trapped in the wreckage.

This is a sad day indeed. Preliminary investigations reveal that the driver lost control of the bus, said Ocharo.

The bodies of the deceased were moved to Kericho county referral hospital awaiting post mortem examination.

Source: Kenya News Agency