A heartbreaking incident happened on Thursday, March 30, 2023, immediately attracting the attention of newspapers. Readers and social media users were immediately worried after reading this news and started looking for more information including where this incident occurred and how many people were affected by it. According to reports, the Pwani University community is grieving after a tragic road accident. Reports added that a school bus was hit by a truck. The students were on a field trip and a total of 16 students of Pwani University were killed in the fatal collision.
News about Pwani University bus accident today
In addition to the 16 deaths, four other people died. Immediately after the accident was reported, the university suspended all academic activities indefinitely to deal with the aftermath of the tragedy. Now, this incident has drawn the world’s attention to strict measures to ensure the safety of passengers on the road. Talking about this incident has attracted the attention of the whole world and everyone was shocked after hearing this news. As we mentioned above, a total of 20 people were killed and among them 16 were students. The report said this incident happened in Naivasha.
The students were on their way home from a field trip when a bus approached them at high speed. Not only the victim’s family but also the entire Pwani University were shocked and saddened. Reports say that before the Pwani University bus came to a halt in the accident at Kayole area in Naivasha, the bus driver was frantically trying to avoid the fate. Eyewitnesses and survivors of the horrific accident that claimed the lives of seven students and three staff members on the bus said the driver tried his best to control the vehicle but its brakes failed. The bus has broken down.
Not only that, the bus driver also asked the students to wear seat belts after observing and realizing that things were getting out of hand. Reports said the bus lost control and was involved in brake failure. More than 60 people were seriously injured and taken to Naivasha sub-county hospital before some were later transferred to Nakuru for specialist treatment. In a memorandum published by Mohamed Rajab, the Vice-Chancellor mentioned that studies will resume on Monday, April 3, 2023. The whole world is mourning the death and paying tribute to with the deceased.