Accidents news

The country has lost several people in accidents among them musicians, politicians and sportsmen. From legendary Benga Kikuyu singer John De Mathew to John Macharia, below is a list of 10 prominent Kenyans we’ve lost in road accidents.

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  1. John De Mathew

He died on August 19 2019 in a grisly accident. His car rammed into a lorry near Blue Post Hotel.

John De Mathew

2. Ayeiya

Emmanuel Makori aka Ayeiya Poa Poa was involved in a ghastly road accident near Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) in Apri 2007. He died on the spot. He was travelling in the company of his wife, actor Maina Olwenya, comedian Paul Wakimani Ogutu and a friend.

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3. Angela Chibalonza

The gospel artiste perished in a grisly road accident at Kinale, on the Naivasha-Nairobi highway while returning to Nairobi from a performance at Egerton University in Njoro.

angela chibalonza

4. E-Sir 

He passed away after a nasty accident in 2003 along the Nairobi – Nakuru highway. He was travelling back to the city after performing at an event in a Nakuru. He was in the company of Nameless.

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5. Nana Gichuru

The actress cum TV presenter died in a grisly road accident along the Easter bypass after her car rammed into a lorry.


The actress cum TV presenter died in a grisly road accident along the Easter bypass after her car rammed into a lorry.
6. John Macharia
 John, the son of Royal Media services  CEO died in a tragic road accident on April 2018, which occurred along the Southern bypass.
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7. Felix Shitsma
He perished in an accident on March 17, 2019 in Timboroa after a personal car he was travelling in rammed into a lorry. He died on the spot while the other three occupants escaped with minor injuries.
Felix Shitsama.
8. Lady S

Rapper Sharon Wangwe aka Lady died in a road accident on September 3, 2007

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9. Kenene International band
7 members of Kenene International Band died in a horrific accident along Nairobi Eldoret highway. The band was scheduled to perform at the Mega Kalenjin Night at Iloti, Kericho county before they perished.
10. Nicholas Bett
The 2015 400m hurdles World Champion Nicholas Bett.

Bett died in a road accident at Sochoi blackspot a point known as “Shauri Yako” near Lessos on the border between Nandi County and Uasin Gishu County.

He was on his way to see his doctor after returning from an international assignment.

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