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Kelvin Rono A Key Witness in Echesa’s Case Left Weston Hotel Before Perishing In The Accident

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Kelvin K Rono, an aide of Deputy President William Ruto, was confirmed dead as a Mercedes Benz E350 veered off Nairobi’s Lang’ata Road before bursting into flames on Sunday, February 16.

       


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Rono was identified as the driver by Lang’ata police
chief John Sichei.

The vehicle flew into a fence lined with
trees at Wilson Airport before smoke started billowing.

       


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Terrified residents were the first to respond
with police officers arriving moments later.

According to a police statement, “the driver of the car, a
Mercedes Benz, lost control of the car and hit trees before landing on a
nearby perimeter fence.”

       

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The statement further says that the vehicle was being driven
from Mbagathi roundabout towards Langata general direction shortly before the
crash at 7.24 am on Sunday.

The officers say that the car caught
fire after landing on the perimeter fence and that it was badly smashed that it
got the driver trapped in the wreckage.

       


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According to
witnesses, Kelvin was coming from Weston and was very drunk.

“He
was advised against driving his car but took it anyway. He drove very fast and when he approached sunshine secondary
he lost control. He then hit a
fence belonging to Wilson airport and the front part of his car caught fire.’

       


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