Royal service bus in an accident. PHOTO | FILE
Royal service bus in an accident. PHOTO | FILE
Taita  Taveta county, Mwatate division, Voi traffic base.
Self involved fatal accident reported on 7th January 2018.
Careless driving and lack of road information.

A KPA bus got an accident on the way back to Mombasa after it was used to ferry mourners to Wundanyi. The KPA workforce went to send off their colleagues who died last weekend.

 The accident occurred date 7/1/2018 at JOSA area along WUNDANYI MWATATE road at about 0930hrs involving m/v reg. No. KCF 647S Isuzu bus belonging to Royal services, which was being driven by Mwania Syengo aged 44yrs.

 It happened that the vehicle which was heading towards Mwatate from Wundanyi had 33 passengers on board, who were mourners of KPA Mombasa who were returning back from a funeral at Wundanyi. On reaching the location of the accident, the driver lost control at a Sharp corner and the vehicle rolled several times down the slope before being stopped by a tree.

 As a result of the accident two passengers namely:
 (1) Mwanjulu Kasamu Mwakilenge aged 44yrs died on the spot. (2). Unknown male adult died on the way to the hospital.

The following passengers were injured and admitted to Voi district hospital;
 (1) Mohammed Kenga aged 50yrs fracture right hand.
 (2) Milicent mwanga 30yrs head injury.
 (3) Isaac makiri 24yrs fracture right hand.
 (4) Dorah kadiso 24yrs pelvic injury.
 (5) Milan taka 47yrs fracture left leg .
(6) William makinde 40 yrs sotf tissues.
 (7) Peter lukane 33yrs head injury
(8) Margret mughoi 39yrs soft tissue
 (9) Meshack mulaki 33yrs spinal injury
 (10) chrispus muhindi 7yrs sotf tissue
(11) Christine mwalemba 39yrs soft tissue
 (12) Rhoda Wanjala 26yrs soft tissue (13).
Pelisa shikadi 50 yrs head injury
(14) Granton  Yusuf 36yrs head injury
 (15) Johnson mwarangi 33yrs soft tissue
(16) peter kilele 21yrs back pain
(17) Mwanaidi Yusuf 37 yrs  head injury
 (18) Margret looking 40 yrs fracture in right hand
(19) Sammy nyambu 54yrs soft tissue
(20) mercy adhiambo soft tissue
 (21) Rosemary anyango
33yrs fracture right hand
(22) Dorothy mlaghelaghe 14 yrs soft tissue
(23) Ian Wazee 9yrs cut on upper lip
 (24) Benedict Mwamburi 40yrs chest pain
(25) Munyi Suleiman 45yrs soft tissue
 (26) Albina gandoro 6yrs soft tissue
(27)  Omar masud  49 yrs soft tissue
(28) Cosmus kondolo  25 yrs soft tissue
(29) Riziki hammed 33yrs chest pain
(30) Dickson chumbe 37 yrs soft tissue
(31) Macelina walekwa 39 soft tissue
(32) Joshua mwakale 64yrs chest pain
(33 Musanja Matiko 34yrs head injury
(34)The driver sustained a body tissue injury.

The injured people were rushed to the Moi Voi district hospital, the bodies are lying at the same hospital mortuary. The m/v at the scene pending to be towed. Cause cod No. 26.

According to the eyewitnesses, the accident happened in a sharp corner and an open place. The Bus driver said to have lost control as he was negotiating the corner.

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