The mangled bus wreckage
The mangled bus wreckage

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.
The accidents statistics for 2017 and 2018
The accidents statistics for 2017 and 2018
  • 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.
DPP orders probe
DPP orders probe
  • 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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