The growing number of cases of accidents have sparked panic among millions of people in the country. According to the National Transport and Safety Authority, an estimated 3,000 Kenyans die in road accidents annually despite concerted efforts by the state and the private sector to promote safety on the highways.
Over the past few weeks, incidents of cars burning on the Kenyan highways have been on the rise with the cause of the fires not being clearly established. Picture courtesy. Image used for illustration. Motorists have been urged to ensure that their vehicles are well maintained and that they drive under the approved speeds to avoid collisions that might lead to car fires on the highway.
A 54-seater bus full of passengers catches fire at Taru mombasa road, Nairobi County. The bus was enroute to Voi from Nairobi city full of passengers on Tuesday morning when the incident happened. Witnesses accounts revealed that the 54-seater bus had problems at its engines when the fire broke out.
Motorists, especially, truck drivers, are always advised to be extra careful on the highways to avoid some of the accidents witnessed in the recent past. Picture courtesy. Image from the accident scene. Prevention of these accidents should be on the first priority of drivers as safety on the roads is paramount to ensure that they still get back home to their families.
Photo Courtesy. Image taken from a previous incident. The Kenyan roads have continued to claim the lives of innocent Kenyans for the past few months in an increasing fashion. Since the turn of the year, several nasty accidents have been reported all over the country with the latest being reported in Taru. According to a report, a 14 seater Matatu Ferrying passengers from Wundayi to Mombasa was involved in a nasty accident that killed several people on the spot. According to witness reports, the accident occurred
There was a tragic road accident along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway on Saturday morning which left four passengers dead.The accident involved a trailer and a public service vehicle.Image: Courtesy (previous incident) Four other passengers who survived were rushed to a hospital in Taru for emergency care.
Traffic on the Nairobi - Mombasa highway is currently piling up on the busy road stretch, near the famous Taru town. This comes after an accident was reported few minutes past 5 pm this evening. The accident, which has now blocked traffic flow on either sides of the road is worsening by the minute, with rescue efforts ongoing. Reports indicate that the accident was a head on collision, involving a trailer truck and a smaller truck. In the events that followed, one of the trucks burst into flames, making it difficult
The number of roads accidents being reported on our roads daily are now a matter of concern by Kenyans.There has been a road accident in Taru along Nairobi Mombasa highway that has claimed lives of five family members.The accident that involved a salon car and a fuel Tanker has claimed lives of a wife and husband together with their three children.
There was a dramatic scene along the busy Nairobi-Mombasa highway after several people were seen looting from one of the vehicle that involved in a grisly accident. According to the source, the accident occured at a place known as Taru when one vehicle was heading to Nairobi while the other was driving towards Mombasa lost control from unknown reasons and rammed head-on collusion. The collusion was too bad hence leading the Lory to burst into flames. Instead of people saving the lives of the victims, they were
Mp Oscar Sudi, has today 23rd, October 2023, accused Tarus of duping the congregation with the statement insighting that politicians were taking the moment to score points for their favourite candidates. According to Kenya Report, Sudi further termed the actions by Tarus as a circus and l pointing a finger at politicians who represented the former PM of being "conmen".
Photo courtesy Road accidents have been reported day by day across different counties here in Kenya.Most road accidents are spearheading due to human failure to obey traffic rules and regulations.Most road accidents when they happen, some people lose their lives while others sustaining more physical injuries.
The Duruma Community is mostly found at Kwale county. The area stretches from the Taru location to Mazeras to likoni and Kwale bordering tanzania country. The community has a deep heritage as there are a couple of traditions in the area. The community have 14 clans who are headed by the council of elders.
Tragedy at Nairobi-Mombasa Highway in Taru location, Mombasa county.A family of five have died in the accident.The accident was between a Vocky car and trailer.The five died on the spot.Going by the eye witnesses reports, the trailer driver was trying to overtake other vehicles in the road.
According to the report, four family members were on Friday night burnt to death after their house was razed by fire. The incident took place at Taru in Kinango sub-county. A report released by police on Saturday, 25th September indicates that the four family members who died were Samia Kikoi, 32, Husnein Hussein, 10, Mulhat Hussein, 6, and Ilham Hussein, 1.
A four-month-old baby who went missing almost a month ago, after allegedly being stolen from her mother by a close friend was found in Taru sound and healthy. Thanks to the man hunt made by the police in Maungu , Taru, and Mariakani towns. On 16th of July this year, Rhoda Nyanjama had reported to Maungu Police station that a friend identified as Maureen who she hosted the previous night before, had stolen her child. NTV reporter Bill Otieno who investigated the recovery incidence throughout narrated what they
Photo Courtesy. The number of road accidents in the country have increased significantly since the turn of the year. Several people have lost their lives while many have been rendered disabled after their nasty ordeal on the Kenyan roads. Bad roads coupled with careless driving among motorists have been given as the main reason for the increased number of these accidents. In the last two weeks alone, the country witnessed deadly accidents in Gilgil and Taru. Earlier today, another nasty road accident has
There was a grisly accident yesterday at Taru in Kware alongside Mombasa road, the accident involved a truck carrying goods and a motorcycle. Witness said that the truck which was carrying goods was driving on a high speed hence the driver losing control and crushing the boda boda bike. It said that the motorcycle rider died on the spot, the accident was so crucial that the body of the victim was crushed into parts, blood had spilled all over the road. Officers from traffic department came in the scene of the
The high rate of road accidents along the Mombasa-Nairobi highway is alarming.The accidents are mostly between trucks and personal vehicles and public service vehicles.This calls for urgent action by relevant authorities to cushion the pandemic.Today, early morning, five family members have died after their personal car collided head on with a truck.
Five family members were killed in a road crash in Taru the Mombasa-Nairobi highway on Saturday morning.According to the police report, other four people survived the 5.10am crash.The family members collided head on with a trailer going on an opposite direction While they were on their journey to Nairobi from Mombasa.
Detectives raided an Islam school in Kwale and rescued 18 girls who are believed to have been held against their will.Kinango police commander Fredrick Ombaka confirmed the incident. Two suspects have aged 23 and 50 have been arrested and detained at the Taru police station.They are alleged to be the accomplices of the proprietor.Reports indicate that the rescued girls will be quarantined for fourteen days and tested for the covid-19. It is said that one of the victim who is a US citizen and a nurse by prof