It is painful to hear about accidents involving students. You would hope that drivers take more care when they see that the vehicle next to them is full of children. And yet, these accidents happen too often. From May 1 through October 12 a total of 44 accidents were reported on Ma3Route involving students or school vehicles. Twelve of these accidents had reported fatalities.
On September 22, Nana Gichuru died in a gruesome accident on the Eastern Bypass when she tried to pass several vehicles and hit a truck in a head-on collision (according to media reports).
Unfortunately, this was not the only accident on the Eastern Bypass that day or that week; two more accidents were reported the same day and another one a few days later.