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MP Chris Wamalwa’s campaign vehicle set ablaze after killing woman

Residents of Kiminini, Trans-Nzoia County on Wednesday touched down a campaign vehicle belonging to the current area MP Chris Wamalwa.

This is after the vehicle was involved in an accident that left a woman dead.

Reports say that the driver of the vehicle was speeding and lost control hence running over the victim who was standing by the roadside.

Angry residents set the vehicle ablaze as first responders rushed the vehicle’s driver to Kitale Level IV Hospital with serious leg injuries.

Confirming the incident, Kiminini OCPD John Onditi revealed that the vehicle belongs to incumbent MP and Trans Nzoia Governor aspirant Chris Wamalwa and that it was returning from the campaign trail during the time of the accident.

“It is true that the vehicle hit and killed a woman who was roasting maize on the roadside and also injured her child leading to it being torched by members of the public,” he told the press.

MP Wamalwa, who is eyeing the Trans Nzoia governor’s seat, confirmed the vehicle involved in the accident belonged to him.

He sent out his condolences to the family and called for speedy investigations.

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