Every month or twice in every month, an accident happens along the Nakuru-Eldoret Highway. somehow we are getting used to receiving bad news since the salgaa accident happened. In as much as accidents happen, the Nakuru-Eldoret highway record of accidents should raise an alarm. Is it human errors or what?. On Sunday, 17, 2019 we woke up to the familiar sad news! about Nakuru-Eldoret Highway.
Ten people died and several others were injured after a bus collided head-on with a lorry at Kamara on the Nakuru – Eldoret highway on Sunday.
Seven people, among them the driver of the trailer, died on the spot while three others succumbed to injuries during treatment.
Confirming the incident, area chief Joseph Korir said over 70 more people – including two students headed home for the half-term break – were injured and are currently receiving treatment at Eldama Ravine Hospital and Moi Referral Hospital in Eldoret. This adds to other other accidents that have happened along the blood hungry road since August. have a look at some accidents along Nakuru Eldoret Highway since August up to date.
On 31 Aug 2018 four died in an accident at Sobea area along the Nakuru-Eldoret Highway along Nakuru-Eldoret Highway
On Sept 24/2018 9:00 am, Four people die in a road accident along the Nakuru-Eldoret Highway. The accident involved four vehicles, a prison lorry, a fuel tanker, a matatu and a truck leaving more than 20 nursing injuries
On 11th November 2018, another accident involving a truck occurred causing a traffic snarl-up.
Nov 26, 2018, three people were killed on a grisly crash involving a nine-seater Mololine Safari Sacco matatu and a matatu. See here
Dec 11, 2018, an accident claimed 7 lives at Mlango Tatu along Nakuru-Eldoret highway
Dec 20, 2018, One person died and 7 others injured after an accident involving a bus and a tanker on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway. The two vehicles collided head at Ngata area causing a huge traffic snarl up