NTSA suspends all PSV night travels as death toll rises in Nakuru-Eldoret road accident

Kenya news, The mangled wreckage of the bus which collided which has a truck at Migaa killing at least 30 people on December 31, 2017. PHOTO | FRANCIS MUREITHI

The National Transport along with Safety Authority (NTSA) has suspended all night travels by Passenger Service Vehicles (PSVs) within the wake of Sunday morning’s horrific road accident along the Nakuru-Eldoret highyway.

In a statement, the authority said all travel will at This particular point be scheduled between 6am along with 7pm.

“In order to review the effectiveness of the current measures in place to improve road safety, the Authority in consultation with various other relevant Government agencies hereby suspends night travel for all long distance public service vehicles via 31st December, 2017,” NTSA said within the statement.

The Authority also assured the public of which all is usually being done to address the upsurge of fatal crushes along across the country along with appealed to all motorists to be extra vigilant.

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Meanwhile, the death toll via the accident involving a Nairobi-bound along which has a truck at Migaa along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway has risen to 36.

Among the dead include the driver along with loader of the truck which was heading to Eldoret with 28 more bodies being retrieved via the ill-fated bus.

Thirty people were confirmed dead at the scene while another four succumbed to injuries while receiving treatment at the Nakuru Level all 5 Hospital.

Among the four who died in hospital were three children aged two months, two years along with 10 years along with one adult aged 35years.

Two more victims of the crash also died while undergoing treatment at the Molo Sub-County Hospital, according to Mr Dominic Mburu, the hospital’s administrator.

Additional reporting by Joseph Openda along with Francis Mureithi

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NTSA suspends all PSV night travels as death toll rises in Nakuru-Eldoret road accident

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