A car with several passengers has plunged into Indian Ocean at Likoni Channel. The accident was confirmed by the Kenya Ferry Services.
A message from the institution stated that the car was being driven at a high speed and direct into the indian ocean.
Here is the full statement from KFS:
“It is with sadness that we would like to confirm that at around 4.20 am on the Mainland side of the channel, a motorist driving a saloon car whose registration number plate has not yet been established right away after purchasing ticket drove off to the ramps with high speed to the ocean even after being flagged by our ramp controllers to slow down and stop.
The occupants in the car have not yet been established. The kenya ferry services rescue boat responded immediately ,together with Kenya Navy,kenya police and other multi Agencies.
The recovery operations is under way . Our heart, thoughts and prayers goes to the family and friends of the lost lives. We will keep updated on the progress of the recovery”