Ten dead, several injured after bus collides with lorry on Nakuru-Eldoret highway


Ten dead, several injured after bus collides with lorry on Nakuru-Eldoret highway
Wreckage of a Green Line Company Bus after a collision with a trailer on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway on February 17, 2019.

In Summary

  • Seven people, among them the driver of the trailer, died on the spot while three others succumbed to injuries during treatment.
  • Confirming the incident, area chief Joseph Korir said over 70 more people - including two students headed home for the half-term break - were injured and are currently receiving treatment at Eldama Ravine Hospital and Moi Referral Hospital in Eldoret.

Ten people died and several others were injured after a bus collided head on with a lorry at Kamara on the Nakuru – Eldoret highway on Sunday.

Seven people, among them the driver of the trailer, died on the spot while three others succumbed to injuries during treatment.

Confirming the incident, area chief Joseph Korir said over 70 more people – including two students headed home for the half-term break – were injured and are currently receiving treatment at Eldama Ravine Hospital and Moi Referral Hospital in Eldoret.

According to Mr. Korir, the 1a.m accident occurred when the bus, christened ‘Greenline,’ attempted to overtake another vehicle at a sharp bend.

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