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Just In: Modern Coast Bus Accident Death Toll Rises To 33 In Nithi Bridge Fatal Accident.

The country is currently in a mourning state after a Modern Coast bus with number plate KCF 614U travelling from Maua, Meru to Mombasa encountered a fatal accident, resulting to death of over 33 passengers according to the latest reports. The number of those who died after the bus plunged into the Tharaka Nithi bridge blackspot on Sunday evening has this Monday morning risen to 33.

This is after six more bodies have been retrieved from the wreckage. Police who are undertaking the retrieving process say that 13 others were nursing critical injuries as the search for more bodies which might still be remaining in the river entered the second day. There is fear that some bodies may have been swept away by water from the river.

According to the eye witness Nicholas Mutegi, the bus lost the brake when going down the hill such that the driver was unable to control its high speed. It therefore plunged into the 40metres bridge resulting to this unimaginable deaths. Those who have been injured have been taken to Chuka County Referral Hospital and PCEA Chogoria Mission Hospital for nursing and further checkups.

The Modern Coast company has further broken silence concerning this accident. They have sent a condolence messages to the family of those affected. They have also shared their phone number so that the affected families can reach them for further planning.

May the affected rest in eternal peace.

Content created and supplied by: Njoro-Msanii (via Opera News )

Chuka County Modern Coast Mombasa Nicholas Mutegi


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