Passenger coughs, collapses and dies in Mombasa- bound bus

By Fay Ngina | Tuesday, Mar 24th 2020 at 08:10
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A 30-year-old man collapsed and died in a bus from Nairobi heading to Mombasa during a stopover at Taleh Hotel in Kibwezi, Makueni County.

A police report indicated that the deceased, Fredrick Mbachu Mwakima, is said to have started coughing, before he collapsed and died.

The incident was reported at the Mtito Andei police station on Monday morning at about 2.00 am.

“About 2km North of the station from Nairobi towards Mombasa for a stopover, one passenger namely aged 30 years begun coughing and collapsed and passed on,” read the police report.

Public health officers are said to have arrived at the scene, moved the body and fumigated the Chania Cool bus.

Mwakima’s cause of death is still unknown, with preliminary investigations showing that he died from a heart attack.  

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