Six injured after bus rams into truck in Voi


Six injured after bus rams into truck in Voi
Wreckage of a bus after an accident on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway. PHOTO | COURTESY

In Summary

  • The Chania Genesis company-owned bus was headed to Mombasa from Nairobi when the accident occurred.
  • The Sunday morning accident also left 24 other passengers nursing minor injuries.
  • Voi sub-county Police Commander Bernstein Shari, while confirming the incident, said the casulties had since been transferred to the Moi County Refferal Hospital.

Six people are nursing serious injuries after the bus they were travelling in rammed into a truck on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway.

The Chania Genesis company-owned bus was headed to Mombasa from Nairobi when the accident occurred.

The Sunday morning accident also left 24 other passengers nursing minor injuries.

Voi sub-county Police Commander Bernstein Shari, while confirming the incident, said the casulties had since been transferred to the Moi County Refferal Hospital.

The six – most of whom suffered broken ribs, head and tissue injuries – may however be transferred to Mombasa for specialised treatment

Police have also launched a manhunt for two drivers who fled the scene after the accident.

Mr. Shari further cautioned motorists to be vigilant on the road, announcing that officers have launched a crackdown on motorists who will be found flouting road rules.

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