Here are the latest details (summarized) from the Fort Ternan Bus Tragedy:
- The Bus was carrying 71 passengers which is way above the 49 passenger limit.
- The bus driver was 72 years old way over the retirement age of 60.
- The Bus not licensed to travel at night.
- Bus had no insurance.
- The ill fated bus had no speed governor
- So far, 56 lives have been lost; including kids.
- At least 40 bodies of passengers who died in the Fort Ternan bus accident have been positively Identified by relatives. !6 bodies yet to be identified.
- Even before the Fort Ternan horrific accident, 2300 lives were lost to Road traffic accidents since January. 200 deaths more than the same time last year.
- Several families in one village are mourning the deaths of several of their members from the killer bus in Fort Ternan early Wednesday morning, one of the families lost a total of five members in the accident. This is a big loss indeed.
- The Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP, Noordin Haji has directed the Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett to investigate the Londiani Muhoroni road crash that claimed 56 lives.
- The Londiani Muhoroni road crash wiped out three families who were on their way to attend funeral ceremonies in their rural homes.
- The Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet has, today, warned that action will be taken against those who turned a blind eye allowing the bus to ferry Kenyans to their death.
- A section of senators, today, condemned what they term as ‘ ordinary reactionary measures’ taken by the government after lives are lost through ‘preventable road accidents.’
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