Scores rushed to hospital after Friday night accident

Driver of the bus lost control of the vehicle, ramming into 2 salon cars before tipping over

The scene where a Kensilver bus rammed into two salon cars, leaving at least 10 people injured along the Meru -Nairobi highway on January 3, 2020

Scores of passengers were left nursing serious injuries after a bus they were travelling was involved in a road accident.

The driver of the bus belonging to Kensilver company is reported to have lost control of the vehicle at Kathageri on the Meru -Nairobi highway, ramming into two salon cars before tipping over.

Embu East Sub County Police Commander Benjamin Mwihia confirmed the incident which happened shortly before 7 PM on Friday evening.

He added that the injured were rushed to Kieni Mission Hospital in Embu County and Chuka Referral Hospital in Tharaka -Nithi County.

The occupants of the two salon cars escaped unhurt.

Faulty brakes are suspected to be the cause of the accident that saw at least 10 people rushed to hospital.


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