Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale’s car was involved in an accident on Saturday in which a woman was killed.
Police reports say that the woman was hit at Nabkoi Junction along the Eldoret-Nakuru highway.
Khalwale’s car, which had its headlamps broken, is being held at Tarakwa Police Station following yesterday’s accident. Eldoret South police chief Esther Muhoro said the senator’s driver had already recorded a statement and the police are investigating the matter.
“He knocked down a pedestrian who was crossing the road. The woman died on the spot,” said the OCPD. “We are waiting for Mr Khalwale to record his statement over reports that he was the driver. But the body was taken to Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital morgue.”
David Mutai who witnessed the accident, said, “We ordered the car to stop only for the driver to come out. but he sped off after a crowd gathered at the scene.