Kericho bus crash: Kenyans online condole with affected families

Kericho bus crash: Kenyans online condole with affected families

Kenyans on Wednesday morning woke up to the shocking news of a road crash on the Kisumu – Muhoroni highway at Fort Ternan, Kericho County, that has so far claimed 55 lives.

At least 40 people died on the spot during the 4am grisly road accident while more victims who had sustained serious injuries passed on while undergoing emergency treatment at various hospitals around Kericho.

Fort Ternan Police Station OCS Charles Ocharo said the bus belonging to Western Cross Express was heading to Western Kenya from Nairobi when it veered off the road.

Kenyans have since taken to social media to share messages of condolences, expressing their sympathy to families who lost their loved ones to the unfortunate incident.

Political leaders; among them President Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy President William Ruto, opposition leader Raila Odinga and Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko had called for swift investigations into the incident, further urging drivers of Public Service Vehicles (PSVs) to observes road rules and regulations.

Below are some of the reactions from Kenyans On Twitter following the accident which coincided with a public holiday meant to celebrate Moi Day:

I have observed he neither comments on or bothers about simple matters like road safety. He only deals with big billion-dollar projects like SGR and Affordable Housing.

— Joshua K. Njenga (@JKNjenga) October 10, 2018

But hey, few condolences and life goes o

— Ahmed Mohamed (@Asmali77) October 10, 2018

— Philip Etale (@EtalePhilip) October 10, 2018

— Abbas Gullet (@Abbas_Gullet) October 10, 2018

— Kenya West© (@KinyanBoy) October 10, 2018

— donovan (@osoroKE) October 10, 2018

— Carol Radull (@CarolRadull) October 10, 2018

— Mary Mwangi (@itsnjerimwangi) October 10, 2018

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