At least three Gor Mahia fans were confirmed dead on the spot while several others sustained injuries following a grisly road accident at Mlolongo area along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway on Sunday ,April 22.
The fans were travelling to Machakos to watch the clash between Gor Mahia and Thika United when the unfortunate happened.
Witnesses said some of the fans were hanging on the bus when the driver lost control and crashed onto another vehicle that was infront. Several fans were injured on the incident.
The fans had earlier on made several rounds in the Nairobi’s CBD shouting and whistling while hanging on the bus recklessly before departing for Machakos.
Police were informed of the incident before they rushed to the scene. Circulating Images of the scene of the accident were horrible indicating the impact and speed at which the vehicle was moving.
The bodies were moved to the mortuary while the injured were taken to hospital.
This is one of the many incidents that have led to loss of lives despite pleas to the fans to prioritize their safety by not hanging on vehicles dangerously when travelling.