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City to City Bus Company in Court for 42 Deaths in Defective Bus

City to City Bus Company in Court for 42 Deaths in Defective Bus

Mohamed Abdulnasir Sheikh, owner of the 'City to City' bus company has been charged with operating a defective bus and failing to keep records of his drivers and buses. Police have impounded three 'City to City' buses. THe charges stem from the bus crash in Ntulele that killed 42 passengers. Transport Cabinet Secretary Michael Kamau said [...]

Kenya Bus Crash Kills 41

Kenya Bus Crash Kills 41

Forty-one people were killed in a bus crash in Nairobi, in a brutal accident with bodies everywhere. The accident occurred near Narok, in a bus which was travveling from Nairobi to Homa Bay. It went off the road and rolled down a hill near Narok 85 miles west of Nairobi. The bus was overloaded and speeding near a sharp curve in the road. The [...]

Desert Cruiser Crash in Kenya Injures 40

Desert Cruiser Crash in Kenya Injures 40

Fifty-one kilometres from Garissa, the "Desert Cruiser" bus was en route from Nairobi to Mandera when the bus driver swerved to keep from hitting a broken down truck in the middle of the road. The bus driver was speeding at the time, and drove into shrubs and hit a culvert before it flipped at at Tula near Bangale shopping center, according to [...]

Bus Flips in Mombasa, 15 Tourists Aboard

Bus Flips in Mombasa, 15 Tourists Aboard

At 6:50 a.m. the driver of a Polman's bus transporting 18 passengers to the airport in Kibarani Mombasa lost control, and the bus flipped. There were fifteen tourists and three crew aboard. One person was critically injured and was hospitalized. Five were hospitalized with less serious injuries. The bus blocked traffic in two directions [...]

3 Fatalities in bus/minibus pileup

3 Fatalities in bus/minibus pileup

What: minibus Where: Narok Mai Mahiu road When: Sep 8, 2012 Who: 1 fatality, 3 injured Why: A minibus was in a pileup with a tourist van and a bus. Three people were injured, and there was one fatality. The bus was attempting to pass a car, but the bus struck it in the rear and then collided with the van and minibus. The injured [...]

15 Fatalities, 48 injured in Kenya Bus Crash

15 Fatalities, 48 injured in Kenya Bus Crash

What: Daya Bus crash en route from Kitale to Lodwar Where: Kamatira in West Pokot, Kenya When: May 30, 7 pm Who: Fifteen fatalities, 48 injuries Why: The packed bus lost its brakes as it was negotiating sharp corners on a very steep section of the road. Twelve died at the scene, three on route to the hospital. Kapenguria district [...]

12 Fatalities in Kenya Bus Crash, Dozens injured, Driver on New Route

12 Fatalities in Kenya Bus Crash, Dozens injured, Driver on New Route

What: bus en route from from Mombasa to Kinango in Kwale County Where: Mazeras When: April 1 2012, 5:30 pm Who: 12 fatalities Why: On his second time on the route, after the bus's brakes failed, the bus drover lost control of the bus, which rolled several times killing 12 people at the scene. Dozens of passengers were seriously [...]

Eight die when Paraffin Tanker Rams Mombasa Bus

Eight die when Paraffin Tanker Rams Mombasa Bus

What: Akamba bus en route to Mombasa Where: 30 miles from Makindu Kenya on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway When: Dec 18, 2011 Who: 8 fatalities, 5 injured Why: The bus on the way to Mombasa collided with a paraffin truck en route to Nairobi. The bus driver said that the truck had pulled into the oncoming lane too late for the bus driver to [...]

Bus Crash Kills 12

Bus Crash Kills 12

What: Bus en route from Nairobi from Mombasa Where: Kenya Manyani on the Nairobi- Mombasa highway When: Sept 17, 2011, 1 am Who: 12 fatalities, many injured Why: It was 1 a m when the bus collided head-on with the trailer in Taita Taveta County. Survivors say that the bus was speeding, as the driver tried to pass the other. Both [...]

Kenyan Pipeline Fire

Kenyan Pipeline Fire

What: Kenya Pipeline Company Pipeline fire Where: Mukuru-Sinai slums in Nairobi’s Industrial area. When: September 12 2011 Who: 100+ fatalities Why: The United Nations has sent a message of condolence to families and victims of the petrol fire in the Mukuru-Sinai slums in Nairobi’s Industrial area. A leak originated on the [...]

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