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LEONARD MWAMBA CAR [PHOTO | COURTESY]

9-year-old boy also killed in road accident that claimed the life of Jubilee MP candidate

BY DISMAS NABISWA FOR EDAILY

A 9-year-old boy died on the spot after a Member of Parliament candidate’s car ran over him, when he was walking home from school on Friday, July 14.

Leonard Mwamba, a Jubilee Party candidate for Kitutu Chache MP died in a road accident on July 14 [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Leonard Mwamba, a Jubilee Party candidate for Kitutu Chache MP died in a road accident on July 14 [PHOTO | COURTESY]

The accident, which occurred at Nyakoe on Kisii-Kisumu highway, also claimed the life of Kitutu Chache MP candidate on a Jubilee ticket Leonard Mwamba.

Eye witnesses said the 9-year-old pupil had just left the gate of a school and was walking on the side of the road, when he was hit by the MP candidate’s vehicle, a Toyota Prado.

The pupil died on the spot, whereas Mwamba died while undergoing treatment at Christa Marriane Hospital in Kisii County.

 

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