Statement from Kenya Ferry Service:- (Source: NTV Kenya)
“It is with sadness that we would like to confirm that at around 4.20AM 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 immediatetely, 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.”