Clement Kiarie, also known as Taylor, the driver of the ill-fated bus involved in the Twin Bridge accident on Tuesday, January 7, has faced charges in court.
Appearing before Molo Principal Magistrate Daisy Mosse on Thursday, January 11, Kiarie faced 15 counts of causing death, 1 count of violating insurance regulations, 1 charge of reckless driving, and another charge for carrying 41 uninsured passengers.
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Despite denying the charges, he was released on a sh.1 million bond.
Magistrate Mosse noted, “The accused needs to be taken for treatment; I can see he is visibly injured.”
The tragic incident occurred on Tuesday when the PSV bus driven by Kiarie was involved in a road accident, claiming 15 lives in the Twin Bridge area on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway.
Kiarie was arrested on Wednesday and held at the Mau Summit Police Station.
The case will be mentioned on January 29, 2024.