In Summary
  • The vehicle veered off the Lamu-Garsen road at Nyongoro and landed on its side at about 10.20am.
  • The bus, with 53 passengers, was in a convoy of vehicles that were being escorted by police, a measure taken following Al-Shabaab attacks.
  • In December 2019, 48 passengers escaped unhurt after a Tawakal bus from Mombasa to Lamu veered off the road and rolled at Maisha Masha.

Fifteen passengers were injured on Sunday in an accident involving a Tawakal bus heading from Mombasa to Lamu.

The vehicle veered off the Lamu-Garsen road at Nyongoro and landed on its side at about 10.20am.

Mpeketoni divisional police commander (OCPD) Harrison Njuguna said the driver lost control of the vehicle at a sharp corner.

Tawakal bus accident in Lamu

The scene of an accident at Nyongoro in Lamu County on February 9, 2020, involving a Tawakal bus heading from Mombasa County. PHOTO | KALUME KAZUNGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

CONVOY

The bus, with 53 passengers, was in a convoy of vehicles that were being escorted by police, a measure taken following attacks by Al-Shabaab terrorists.

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