Kenya top leaders have mourned the death of close to 50 passengers who were feared dead on Wednesday morning in a grisly road accident involving a Home Boys bus at Tunnel Flyover along Kisumu-Muhoroni highway.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the Authorities will investigate the cause of the accident with a view of taking action.
Uhuru has warned drivers to always take caution and be careful while driving.
“My heartfelt condolences to the families of fellow Kenyans who lost their lives in a tragic road accident at Fort Ternan in Kericho County this morning and wish those in hospital quick recovery. As authorities investigate the cause of the accident with a view of taking action, I would like to remind drivers to always exercise caution to avoid such catastrophic incidents.” He mouned.
On his part ODM Party leader Raila Odinga has appealed to police officers arrest the return of madness on Kenyan Roads.
“I send my deepest condolences to the friends and families who have lost their loved ones in the horrific accident that occurred at Fort Tenan. May the souls of all the departed rest in eternal peace. I appeal to police officers to arrest the return of madness on our roads,” H e said.
Deputy President William Ruto has called upon PSV companies to strictly adhere to road safety rules, ensure their drivers are not fatigued and administer refresher driving courses to staff.
“The nation is united in grief following the tragic road crash involving a bus at Fort Ternan, Kericho County. We condole with the affected families and wish quick recovery to the injured. PSV companies must adhere to road safety rules; ensure their drivers are not fatigued and administer refresher driving courses to staff,” He noted.
The bus was heading to kisumu from Nairobi when the horrible accident occurred.