Survivor recounts last moments before tragic crash that killed 10.
Survivor recounts last moments before tragic crash that happened along wundayi- mwatate road.
Narrating the incident from Moi County Hospital in Voi, the survivor stated that the driver was speeding before reaching the winding road.
He recalls that the driver managed to get through the first three bends but lost control at the fourth.
He stated,”At the fourth turn, the right-hand side. He tried to revert it on the left and lost control because the vehicle was speeding, causing the bus to roll a number of times.”
Another survival revealed that the driver was under influence, when driving hence not in a clear state of mind, as traffic rules indicate.
He stated,”He had something to drink, and the bend was sharp. We hit the barrier and the bus rolled three times, and a number of the passengers were thrown out through the windows,”
According to a report from the national police service, the vehicle veered off the road and rolled several times before landing into a ditch about 100 metres from the road.
Preliminary reports indicate that the bus had about 34 adult passengers including children from a burial at Mghambonyi area.
The accident has claimed ten lives, ( nine female and one male, all adults).
17 people were seriously injured, and one a slightly injured. Three children and one Infant also seriously injured.
All were victims taken to Mwatate Sub County Hospital and Moi Level 5 Hospital for treatment.
The driver is still in a critical condition.