Bus Full of Passengers Overturns Along Jogoo Road [VIDEO]

  • Panic engulfed Buruburu residents after a bus belonging to Forward Travellers overturned on Thursday, December 8.

    The accident occurred along Jogoo road inbound near Hamza Stage. 

    According to a video seen by Kenyans.co.ke, the windows of the bus were shattered, indicating the extent of the accident. 

    Ambulance services were also at the scene, rescuing stranded passengers. Casualties were yet to be reported at the time of publishing this article.

    The cause of the accident was also yet to be ascertained. 

    Police officers rushed to the scene to man the traffic flow that was building. The accident elicited reactions from Kenyans online who criticised how vehicles are driven, especially during the festive season. 

    “When I take a look at the accident along Jogoo Road, what I see is ignorance of the highest level. If there’s traffic, you are supposed to observe the traffic laws. Why did the bus driver swerve to the pavement?” a user called Ronny Reagan enquired. 

    Other users wondered why the injured passengers did not receive immediate help from passers-by. 

    “(The) accident along Jogoo road just before Buruburu exit road. The Injured passengers are just on the roadside and seem no one is offering any assistance,” a user called Jealtar opined. 

    According to the latest statistics by the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA), 3,358 people died on Kenyan roads between January 1, 2022, and September 13, 2022.

    This indicated a 7.6 per cent increase in accidents compared to the previous year’s period. 

    Pedestrians accounted for the largest share (1,208), followed by motorcyclists (908) and pedal cyclists (44). 

    A bus overturns along Jogoo road inbound near Hamza stage - Buruburu on Wednesday, December 8, 2022.

    A bus overturns along Jogoo road inbound near Hamza stage – Buruburu on Wednesday, December 8, 2022.


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