Sad! Four Die, Many Fatally Wounded In Mazeras Bus Accident


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Four people are feared dead, while 21 people have been rushed to hospital after PSV bus heading to Mombasa plunged into a valley at Mazeras.

The incident took place on Friday morning and coast Traffic Commandant Emmanuel Okanda said while 21 people had been rushed to hospital, more people are still trapped in the bus and operations were ongoing.

Mr Okanda stated that they were yet to establish what caused the accident.

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The Mazeras incident comes barely two days after a Nairobi-bound Modern Coast bus mysteriously burst into flames along Mombasa Road in Kyulu, Makueni County.

Fortunately, everybody in the bus came out unscathed.

Also, this is happening less than a week after about forty people got killed and scores of others got badly injured following a collective road accident.

The accident occurred at Laini trading center about 10kms from Naivasha town and it left about 13 vehicles on fire. The horror incident disrupted transport along the busy highway and it involved a lorry carrying flammable petroleum goods from Mombasa to Kampala in Uganda. The lorry rammed into the vehicles before bursting into flames.

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The canter first jumped and bumped, and then crashed into incoming vehicles before exploding in flames.

The whole nation, as well the relatives who lost lives during the accident, continue to mourn the 43 lives that was lost in the road explosion.

Also, people continue to stream to Chiromo Mortuary where the bodies of the people who died in the accident are kept.

The relatives are now giving DNA samples to facilitate sampling for the bodies which were badly burnt to be identified.

Among the victims were a man and her sister from Murang’a.

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Julius Gitau and his sister Fridah Njeri from Kamaguta village, Mugoiri ward, were in the same car during the accident when they perished. They are not the only family members to be lost at once. There are several hearts breaking since the incident and our hearts remain with the families involved.