At least 36 people died in yet another grisly road accident at the notorious Migaa blackspot on Sunday morning after the bus they were travelling in collided head-on with a trailer.
Kenya Redcross tweeted that 18 passengers who were injured in the accident were rushed to Nakuru Level Five Hospital and Molo Sub-County Hospital for treatment.
“Our ambulance teams responded to the scene and evacuated 18 casualties to Molo and Nakuru hospitals. The accident involved a lorry and a bus. More rescue efforts continue.”
Among the dead are 34 passengers who were aboard the ill-fated bus belonging to Matunda Bus while the other two are the driver of the trailer and his loader.
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Preliminary reports said the accident occurred at around 3:30 am after the bus which was travelling from Busia collided with the trailer at Migaa area, some 3 kilometres from the notorious Salgaa on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway.
The bus, which was reportedly speeding, was being driven on the wrong lane.
The latest a1ccident comes just a day after three bishops died on Friday night on the Embu-Makutano road after their saloon car collided head-on with another vehicle.
The accident brings to well over 200 the number of people who have lost their lives in road accidents in the month of December.
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NTSA is considering converting the 20km stretch between Sachangwan and Salgaa to a dual carriageway to minimize the unending accidents along the stretch.
Here are the photos from the gory accident