Major bus crash west of Nairobi, Kenya

A bus travelling from Nairobi to Homa Bay on the banks of Lake Victoria crashed into a valley near the town of Narok, killing at least 41 people and injuring 33 others. All indications point to speeding and possibly overloading as the cause of the early morning accident. Travellers should note that Kenyan roads are notoriously dangerous, with buses badly maintained and often overloaded so operators can maximize profits.

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