Bus Full of Passengers Overturns Along Jogoo Road

Bus Full of Passengers Overturns Along Jogoo Road

Panic engulfed Buruburu residents after a bus belonging to Forward Travellers overturned on Thursday, December 8.

The accident occurred along Jogoo road inbound near Hamza Stage.

According to a video seen by Kenya Online News, the windows of the bus were shattered, indicating the extent of the accident.

Ambulance services were also at the scene, rescuing stranded passengers. Casualties were yet to be reported at the time of publishing this article.

The cause of the accident was also yet to be ascertained.

Police officers rushed to the scene to man the traffic flow that was building. The accident elicited reactions from Kenyans online who criticized the manner in which vehicles are driven especially during the festive season.

“When I take a look at the accident along Jogoo Road, what I see is ignorance of the highest level. If there’s traffic, you are supposed to observe the traffic laws. Why did the bus driver swerve to the pavement?” a user called Ronny Reagan enquired.

Other users wondered why the injured passengers did not receive immediate help from passers-by.

“(The) accident along Jogoo road just before Buruburu exit road. The Injured passengers are just on the roadside and seem no one is offering any assistance,” a user called Jealtar opined.