Karai update

As received
Naivasha accident eye witness update…facts.

  1. The vehicle that exploded was carrying material ama chemicals that are combustible (though haijulikani what materials exactly) and had been escorted by two cops, both perished with the driver. (not a tanker)
  2. Two mats (though not sure which company coz zimechomeka kabisa) burnt with people inside.
  3. Two vehicles za cops with unknown number of occupants burnt.
  4. 14 personal vehicles and 2 pick up burnt with unknown occupants.
  5. Total number of vehicles burnt is 19…no passenger bus involved…
  6. All events occurred between two set of bumps located at Line (that’s the name of the stage)
    We pray for the departed souls to rest in peace, for God to give peace to their loved ones and for peace to the people who witnessed and rushed to help…anyone who saw it all is traumatized
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Wapi mbisha ya hiyo lorry scrap?

Chii-sauce!! May the families affected find peace & solace.


What chemical is this?

meffi, admin block hii mtu

Bwana @admin tunaomba in the near future you put an option ya kudelete comments in a thread that one has created…


There were two vehicles with cops one with gsu officers from the state house the other one APs ,3 Aps and 11 gsu officers perished

The truck involved is a Mitsubishi fh not a trailer as announced earlier

Some people were from shagz dowry tings. What kind of lorry was this…tanker,trailer,FH because this is where its confusing

Thanks. Nilkuwa naskia Ni tanker naona Tu systemic impunity Na venye all the way from Wida motel polisi Ni wengi

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Not to sound insensitive, but what was this omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent god doing while they were burning to death? Was he jerking off??
And how does he comfort the traumatized families and witnesses when he could have completely prevented the accident,and the accompanying trauma? Kwanza on Sunday?
I know, he’s a mysterious god.


The truck carrying the chemical, was it up to standard for the task, and were all safety measures adhered to ?

One thing is for sure the substance that lorry was carrying was dangerous inachoma at very high temperature just look at the cars…nothing left

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Am waiting to see what legislation(s), will be passed to safeguard the public, and if the laws already exists, what action will be taken.

This is a scene from hell!
I understand the truck had M7 (Ugandan) registration number… having policemen in it, carrying flammable materials for which it wasn’t designed to carry…
Kuna mtu alilala kazini.

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That’s fcuked up, if so, corruption then have consumed innocent by standers, but then, we as Kenyans are not innocent when it comes to corruption.

Very sad. Just goes to show how much heat was generated. I doubt we’ll ever know exactly how many people were involved.
In such accidents, such as the one that happened in Sachang’wan some years back, people closest to the heat source are almost always immediately pulverized, unakuwa vapour tu.


The number of people who died on Saturday evening when a truck carrying inflammable substances rammed into several vehicles before bursting into flames near Karai on the Nairobi-Naivasha Highway has increased to 40, deputy county commissioner Isaac Masinde has said.

Two survivors of the accident have been admitted at the Nairobi hospital; one in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and while the other is said to be in stable condition.

Witnesses at the scene said the driver of the tanker lost control and hit the other vehicle which created chain of knocks.

The accident on the busy highway, some 80 kilometres west of Nairobi created a horrible scene.

Four victims of the Saturday night accident were taken to the Naivasha Mt Longonot Medical Centre while two were treated and discharged. Two others, according to the Clinical Officer at the facility Dalmas Otumba, were taken to Nairobi hospital for specialised treatment.

According to a preliminary police report released on Sunday morning, the truck (registration number UAK 519C) hit a bump before its driver lost control and rammed into a vehicle in front and other vehicles before it burst into flames.

“The fire spread very fast burning 10 other vehicles. A General Service Unit (GSU) Land Cruiser registration number GK B 961G was also burnt, killing the officers on board. Most bodies were burnt beyond recognition,” said the police report.

“At the scene, two containers of premium bond substance said to be highly flammable were recovered and suspected were among the items carried in the truck,” added the report.

Nation reporters at the scene, on Sunday morning, counted 12 shells of burnt out vehicles and confirmed there are two bumps at the section of the road where the accident happened.

Transport PS Irungu Nyakera, while addressing the media on Sunday morning at the scene, said that nine police guns were also recovered and put the death toll at 33.

National Disaster Management Unit boss Pius Maasai has advised those who lost their loved ones to report at Naivasha Police station for assistance.

According to him, most of the bodies can be identified.

All the bodies, Mr Maasai said, will be taken to Naivasha mortuary.

The Kenya Red Cross has set up an information desk at the Naivasha police station where relatives have been urged to report their missing ones for identification.

Wreckages of vehicles at the scene of accident at Karai in Naivasha on December 10, 2016. Over ten vehicles were involved in the night accident and claimed over 40 lives. PHOTO | SULEIMAN MBATIAH | NATION MEDIA GROUP

NTSA boss Francis Meja confirmed that 12 vehicles were burnt, adding that one was a PSV and the rest private.

The matatu was carrying 14 passengers, who all perished.

The tanker, which was coming from Nairobi, was negotiating the hilly part of the road, before knocking a matatu and exploded into flames.

Rescuers in frantic efforts to save victims at the scene of accident on December 10, 2016 at Karai, Naivasha. Over 40 lives were lost. PHOTO | SULEIMAN MBATIAH | NATION MEDIA GROUP


Earlier, a Kenya Red Cross official said rescuers had taken 30 bodies to Naivasha Sub-County Hospital Mortuary.

Don’t hold your breath. The laws are already there but we prefer to disregard them. Laws and commonsense are for idiots. People will go on about god and bad luck then after a couple of days it’ll all be forgotten. Until the next tragedy.