54 pupils injured as their bus overturns on Langata Road – PHOTOS
At least 54 pupils of Meru Victorian Academy were involved in a car accident along Langata Road after the bus they were travelling in overturned.
Seven of the children were taken to the Kenyatta National Hospital’s accident and emergency department where x-ray and scans were conducted.
However, the hospital’s communication department says only three who are in critical condition will be admitted with the rest to be discharged.
“Most of the children are in stable condition so we will discharge them,” said a hospital personnel.
The pupils aged between three and 14 years were in Nairobi for music festival. The accident happened at around 2.15 pm.
They were staying at Mangu High and were heading to Bomas of Kenya, according to one of the teachers.
The bus involved in the accident was hired from Nakaski Sacco after drivers from the Aberdares region went on a strike.