Incidents of tankers carrying fuel have been on the rise as Africans never listen even when they are told not to get near a petrol tanker to siphon out fuel illegally. Picture Courtesy. Image from incident. A few years ago, many lives were lost in Sachangwan after people tried to siphon fuel from an overturned tanker and the same incident took place in Kisumu a few weeks ago where about 30 people lost this lives.
A road side fire has left behind a trail of distraction along A busy road at Kisumu. More than 10 people are belived to have lost there lives in the accident as Revealed by Witnesses while 11 people are in critical condition. The precise number of deaths as a result of the fire is 13 people.
There have been a lot of accidents on our roads in the recent days and this is bringing a lot of fear to people.Drivers have been urged endless times to be cautious on our roads, especially drivers of PSVs.Picture courtesy.An Eldoret Express bus has been involved in a terrible accident and we are not able to know the number of victims at the moment.
Remember the tragedy which took place at the Sachangwan on January 31st 2011, where at least over 100 citizens lost their life over a trailer transporting oil busted into flames? Well, seems like many people have not yet learnt from that incident concluding from the former governor of Nairobi, Mike Sonko, instagram quote.According to Kenyans, the kenyan economy is behind all the negativity going round the this country.
Aftermath of Kisumu accident. Photo| Courtesy When you hear the word 'siphon' and 'tanker' then you hold your breathe because the souls of 111 Kenyans were lost in Molo on the busy Nakuru-Eldoret highway on January 31, 2009. The fire tragedy is still vivid in our minds but Kenyans are quick in forgeting for a short time glory of looting.
Despite the most used joke "Kenya sihami" people from this country are so reluctant to observe the law that not only used to govern them but even that which is meant to protect and safeguard their lives. It is with a saddened heart reporting that earlier today a truck ferrying Petroleum oil overturned at Naivasha on Nakuru highway, spilling the fuel all over, and despite having been warned against rushing to the scene for the fuel, Kenyans did not hesitate to do the usual and some even could be seen on the top of the truck trying to get the fuel that was not guarded before police arrived to safeguard it.
In a video posted about three hour ago by Citizen TV on Facebook, residents of Moi’s Bridge, Uasin Gishu are seen siphoning fuel from an overturned tanker by a busy road.The fuel is suspected to be petrol which is highly explosive.Being well aware that the slightest of sparks could cause a massive explosion that could kill them all, lots of people are still seen carrying empty jerricans heading toward the tanker to siphon the fuel.
Photo courtesy Kenyan road accidents have been increasing day by day.Every now and then cases of road accidents have been reported across different counties here in Kenya.Some of this road accidents are evolving due to failure of some people to obey traffic rules and regulations.Today another road accident have been reported at Sachangwan road involving a oil tanker and Eldoret Express Bus hence leaving more people sustaining more injuries.
An accident that involved three vehicles ,a person car,a trailer and pickup truck at sachang'wan area left one person dead and other three injured.
It is always better to know the situation of a road route that you are about to use before going through the route.
Accidents on the roads are sometimes inevitable it may be caused by the other party involved. From small vehicles to large vehicles, from the waters to the air, accidents will always happen. In Kenya when a truck carrying goods involves in an accident it always attracts looters who seemingly are always idling by the roadsides. Accidents within an accident usually occurs during lootings on an overturned truck or vehicle in Kenya. In memory, is the Sachangwan fire which killed 110 people who were involved in the
It is such a tiresome day for people leaving Nakuru county using the salgaa route. For the past four hours, there has been a long jam in the route that involves both lanes despite them being subdivided by separators. The jam is said to be starting from Sachangwan to Salgaa and almost Nakuru now. Many drivers including personal and public service vehicles are likely to spend their night in the road due to the long jam.(Photo| courtesy) Cause The long jam is said to have been caused because of an accident that
At least three families in Sachangwan, Molo subcounty, are mourning the demise of their young ones, whose lifeless bodies were retrieved from an open quarry on Saturday. The three children aged 15,11 and 9 were alleged to have accidentally slipped into the open quarry. The quarry had filled up with rain water caused by the heavy downpours experienced across the country a couple of days ago. This is not the first time we are hearing about such a tragedy, there have been multiple cases of people drowning in open
Residents of Thika today witnessed a tragic accident after a truck ferrying petroleum fuel overturned at Thika flyover. The accident caused huge traffic that forced motorists to use other routes such as Blue Post to access Thika town. Traffic police arrived at the scene quickly and the truck was towed away after being damaged by the impact of the accident. However, the drama unfolded after some residents decided to capitalize on the accident and siphoned fuel from the truck. Residents engaged police in running
One person is reported to have died at Sachangwan along the Nakuru highway after a deadly road accident that involved two trucks. According to Witnesses one of the truck drivers was trying to overtake the other when he saw an oncoming vehicle and in an effort to avoid a head-on collision, he decided to swap back to his lane only to hit the vehicle in front of him. Photo: Courtesy The trailer was deformed on it's fore part. With the driver in, it rammed into the body of the truck in front it causing one fatality.
Kenyans have woke to face devastating news of road accident that has claimed the lives of 13 and injuring 11 who rushed to siphon petrol from overturned tanker which exploded at Malanga in Gem, Siaya County last night. Etale claimed that it takes kenyans long time to learn.The incidences of Kenyans dying while trying to siphon petrol in overturned tankers have claimed lives on very many people and they still don't learn.
Due to COVID-19 pandemic ,many Kenyans are struggling to make ends meet. Many of them cannot afford to put 3 meals a day on the table. This is the reason why Kenyans will rush at any opportunity that avails itself to get something to eat. Many businesses closed due to high cost of maintenance, depreciating customer base and taxes imposed on businesses.
When Citizen TV media posted a video of residents of Moi Bridge, Uasin Gushu County, scrambling to drain petroleum from an overturned tanker, what shocked many is how Kenyans forget too soon.In my opinion, we all know the dangers of a petroleum tanker accident since such incidences are not new.
Grief engulfed residents of Mukinyai in Sachangwan, Molo Sub-county after three children drowned in an open quarry filled with rain water. The three kids that were aged 15, 11 and 9 slipped into the open pool but were overcome by the depth of the water in it. There was nobody at the scene to help them when the incident happened. Photo: Police retrieving body of a drowned victim (Previous incident - Courtesy) According to reports, the kids had been reported missing for three days from their homes when their mates
No one wishes for an accident to happen since most of them are usually fatal. The accident which has occurred along Nyamataro-Daraja mbili road in Kisii County has been a blessing in disguise for Kisii residents. The Petrol tanker overturned along the busy highway and the local residents could not hesitate taking advantage of the situation. They started siphoning the petrol and Kenyans have been surprised by the turn of events. In the past there has been cases of explosion of petrol tankers which has caused