Indian Nurse killed and 5 others injured in traffic accident

IIK Staff Reporter
Sunday, November 10, 2019

An Indian nurse died on the spot and five others injured in a horrific accident happened Saturday night near 6th ring road and road no 40 intersection.

The incident happened Saturday night, while the transport van carrying Nurses to KOC Hospital in Ahmadi hit a Car driven by a citizen. Mercy Mariayakutty, hails from Kerala died in the incident and five others were injured. She was a staff nurse under KRH Company working in KOC Hospital. All the nurses in the van were from Abbasiya and travelling to KOC Hospital for joining the duty.

Mercy hails from Kerala and left behind her husband Biju and 10 year old daughter.

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salim
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
The transfer driver are crazy mainly the coaster driving guys are maniacs, they want to reach their destinations on time by hook or crook. My company''s 11 people died because of the drivers mistake and he escape unhurt. I really do not want a ban since everybody is here to earn their livelihood but a strict and very strict rules needs to be imposed for these private drivers who are playing with the lives of hardworking people....RIP sister

altaf
Sunday, November 10, 2019
really sad demise, May Allah give patience for her family.

sr
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Need to give sufficient traffic training.
All driver should get safety training.
Traffic police they has to take initiative.

Next is our local private buses ,same route going in one place some times transferring people to other some time they are doing on signal red time.
Three days before I was traveling in a bus on red signal transfer people to other bus. In between signal on suddenly people come back to ther bus. One person fall in front of the because of Al sounds driver applied sudden break. Luckily he escaped. Very hard escape.

Renji
Sunday, November 10, 2019
These kind of vans should be banned using for public transportation . Especially for carrying children. Always seen drivers on phone while driving.

abraham saji
Sunday, November 10, 2019
The concerned dept should take action against all errant drivers maily the school buses.

Hitmann
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Most transport Drivers are from Andra pradesh.
They hold mobile in one hand and they drive so fast and over take other vehicles. The Kuwait government must cancel the transport services and Provide Government cabs or Buses to all the locations

Pendyala V. Rao
Sunday, November 10, 2019
These mini buses are dangerous. at least coaster is required. i am always worried when i see mini bus with school children in last seat.
as the vehicles move very fast a small hit will reach the back seat innocent passenger. so please avoid mini bus (11 Seater). Demand or hire a coaster not a mini bus. tell me, now who can replace as a mother to the 10 year old daughter.

Pete
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Very sad incident.
I feel the transportation guys don''t take the responsibility seriously. They should always think that they drive the passengers and not only himself.
Some of the drivers drive so rough.....
The Gov should take a strict action on the driver, cause he is putting the life of passengers in danger.

JMC
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Nothing to say..... I am very SAD. My heartfelt condolence. RIP

tony
Sunday, November 10, 2019
May her soul rest in Peace.

JM
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Very Sad... drivers of these transportation buses (specialy nurses) are very negligent. They drive very badly. How to stop such incidents ??? Well the best solution is with the Nurses itself. They should stop the drivers who drive fast else they change that bus or atleast 1hr before the nurses should leave their house. Now all nurses leave their house just before 30 minutes and in order to reach the hospital on time in the morning rush hour drivers drive rashly.

Ali
Saturday, November 9, 2019
My sincerest condolence to the grieved family.
I am also a father of two kids, I can understand the trauma, Mr. Biju is passing through.
Same time, I take this opportunity to warn everyone that this private transport drivers always recklessly driving in order to meet out their commitments. this need to be stopped.
Yusuf Ali Sabir
Senior Maintenance Engineer
Scientific Center Management Co. - Salmiya.

tosh
Saturday, November 9, 2019
george is right, they dam care about others, most of these drivers are illegals, eihter do not have proper documents or violators, they think they are driving auto rikshwa in kerala road without abiding any rules or regulations , they should be controled.

Abu Ahmad
Saturday, November 9, 2019
RIP, really sad demise, May Allah give patience for her family.

thomas
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Heartfelt condolences, very sad news. Mr. George mathew , your comments are absolutely true. All abbassiyan should do something for this reckless drivings and this transportation companies. Life become precious. May god strengthen them...

Shalini Menon
Saturday, November 9, 2019
The MOI officials are not having any rules and regulations set for the school buses nor is the MoE concerend about the safety of the school going kids. The officials from these two departments must visit UAE and see how stringent the laws are there. School bus is only for transporting kids with cameras inside, outside front and rear. No other passengers can travel by the YELLOW painted buses and vans. Here the same bus transports kids in the morning and labourers after that and night nurses. Business kills human beings in Kuwait. Police is just stationed on the sides of the road and in front of them people speed and overtake from wrong side and no police interferes. Poor lady lost her life and her family a bread winner. What loss for police or MoI people?

Shalini.

Shabu
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Shocking, Our heartfelt condolences......

@George Mathew Very true, they don''t follow basis traffic rules, and drive at a speed of 120 km/hour on highways. I have seen this particular "Transportation" bus to Ahmadi going above 120 on Road no: 40, risking the lives of many (inside and outside the bus.)


saro
Saturday, November 9, 2019
I am stunned at the death news. God give the strength to the family to bear this irreparable loss.

The mini buses are a terror on the roads. the drivers are always in the hurry and drive these buses like rockets. the buses are driven by shaju and sheeju and some other drivers.

Thomas
Saturday, November 9, 2019
My heartfelt condolences, may the departed soul R.I.P.

sunil sonsi
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Prayers for departed soul...

George Mathew
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Very sad news. Big losses for the family. But its high time to address a very concerning issue here. The way these transportation buses operate , it''s unbelievable. Look at the way they drive inside crowded places like Abbaisya , Salmiya etc. They stop anywhere they need blocking anyone , Come behind other vehicles , horn , abuse , over speed , stuns . High time to teach them some minimum driving ethics. Money and business cannot replace lost lives or permanent disabilities

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