Dallas man loses 5 family members in car crash in SA
Posted by Administrator on December 29, 2010
A Kenyan man in Dallas has lost five family members who died in a car crash in South Africa.
George Mbugua who moved to Dallas earlier this year from Kansas, lost two cousins, two nephews and a niece
The tragedy occurred on Christmas day when a car they were traveling in lost control, hit a post and rolled killing the five. The driver who was from Burundi survived the crash with minimal injuries.
The accident happened as the family was going to a park for a family gathering.
The Kenyans who perished in the accident are Phyllis Wanjiku Njuguna, 40 and her children Roger William Njuguna and Kamau Phyllis, Agnes Muthoni, 36 and her daughter Joy Marine Wambui.
The family hails from Kwamaiko, Githunguri District. The deceased are daughters and grandchildren of a former Nyaga primary school head teacher.
They are survived by their father William Njuguna Kimani, their mother Monica Wanjiru Njuguna, brothers Daniel Kahuro of Johannesburg, South Africa, Abraham Kimani Njuguna and Agnes Muthoni’s daughter, Monica wanjiru.
Friends and well-wishers are meeting daily at their father’s residence at Kwamaiko, Githunguri and at Daniel Kahuro Njuguna’s place in South Africa.
The bodies are still in South Africa and the family is trying to raise money to enable all the 5 to be shipped in Kenya for their final resting place.
Family members in the US are asking for help, you can send you contributions to:
Bank Name: Bank of America
Account # 488028666145
Account Name: George Mbugua
There will be prayers on Sunday Jan 02 2011 at the following venue
12500 Merit Drive # 1101
Dallas, TX 75251
For more information you can contact:
Daniel Kahuro (South Africa) + 27 731270379
George Mbugua (Dallas, TX) 214 463 3583
John Kimani (Tacoma, WA) 253 241 1642
Ann W. Kimani (Houston, TX) 832 202 7061
Ruth Wairimu (Federal way, WA) 206 931 1304
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