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Nine Die in Nairobi Bus Accident

Nine Die in Nairobi Bus Accident

On January 21, 2013 at 1 pm, Al-hamdulilahi bus#T435 en route from Dar es Salaam to Lindi was being driven at high speed over the Mambulu mountain range under rainy conditions. The bus swerved, and the driver overcorrected, sending the bus into a roll. Four women and five men died in the accident. Twenty-eight were injured, sixteen of whom [...]

Death Toll in PCEA crash in Nairobi rises to Ten

Death Toll in PCEA crash in Nairobi rises to Ten

A 51-seat bus carrying Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA) members to Nairobi from a youth conference in Mombasa was trying to pass another vehicle when it was struck in the side by an oil tanker, initially killing four and sending twenty-one to various hospitals in Mombasa, mainly private hospitals due a health crisis. (There is a health [...]

Nairobi Crash, Two Fatalities, Lots of Confusion

Nairobi Crash, Two Fatalities, Lots of Confusion

According to one source, two schoolbuses, one from Vidhu Ramji School and one from the Kahuhia Girls, collided on the Nakuru-Naivasha highway. According to another source, there was one Murang'a school bus that tried to pass another vehicle and struck an oncoming truck. This source says the bus had 56 students aboard, 39 of whom were [...]

13 in Mass Grave after Nairobi Bus Crash

13 in Mass Grave after  Nairobi Bus Crash

What: Bus en route to Mandera Where: near Mutwangombe market on the Thika-Garissa highway. When: Sept 19 Who: 13 fatalities Why: The driver of the 62 seat bus lost control while passing a pickup. The bus rolled down a steep incline, injuring 29, who were later hospitalized at Mwingi District Hospital. The driver veered off [...]