In Summary
  • Reports indicate that the bus rammed a transit lorry that had been parked by the roadside.

Four people have died while 19 have been injured after a bus rammed into a stationary truck between Habaswein and Laghboghol in Wajir County.

Wajir Traffic Base Commander James Cheptiony confirmed the Sunday morning incident.

“Early this morning past 2am, we received reports that a passenger bus was involved in an accident,” he said.

Reports indicate that the bus belonging to Sabrin bus company rammed a transit lorry that had been parked by the roadside.

According to eyewitness accounts, two people died on the spot while the other two died while receiving treatment.

Among the dead is a Kiambu-based female police officer, a conductor and two passengers.

At least 50 passengers were travelling in the vehicle when it hit the truck.

Four Kenya Defence soldiers were also injured during the Sunday morning incident. They were later airlifted to Nairobi for specialised treatment.

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