Driver to the Kilifi North MP Owen Baya is fighting for his life in hospital after he was involved in an accident in the Roka area along the Kilifi Malindi highway.

Omar Keah, 38, was driving to pick up the MP at the Malindi airport when the accident occurred at around 7.30pm.

He was driving a Mercedes S class belonging to the MP.

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Kilifi North Sub-county police commander Kenneth Maina confirmed the incident.

He said the MP’s driver rammed into a lorry that was heading in the same direction.

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“The driver was driving towards Malindi. On reaching the scene of the accident he bumped on a lorry as he was overtaking. The vehicle rolled several times and burst into flames. It was burnt completely,” he said

According to Baya, he called the driver at 6 pm when he was boarding a plane in Nairobi.

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