A bus belonging to Chania Genesis has on Sunday morning been involved in an accident at Manga along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway injuring six passengers.
The accident is reported to have occurred when the bus hit a truck from behind injuring passengers on board.
24 of the passengers are reported to have sustained slight injuries of the tissues and were taken to Moi County Referral Hospital for treatment.
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The six are reported to have sustained serious injuries including broken limbs and could be transferred to Mombasa for more specialized treatment.
Speaking to Nation TV following the accident was Voi Sub-County Police Commander Shari who urged motorist to exercise caution during the December holidays.
He further urged drivers to refrain from driving at high speeds so at avoid loss of lives on the roads.
The drivers of the Chania Genesis are reported to have escaped following the accident as police launch launch a manhunt for the two.
War on rogue drivers and buses
The news comes barely a week after Mombasa based bus service Modern Coast had their operating license suspended by NTSA.
The move follows numerous incidents and complains about the company leading to the recent accident when two of their buses rammed head-on killing seven people.
All the buses were taken for inspection by the transport regulators as their drivers were taken through a refresher cause on road usage.
Their ban was however lifted as customers had already engaged the management on a push and pull demand for a refund.