Olympic 800m Champion David Rudisha has escaped death by a whisker after he was involved in a grisly road accident.
A bus hit his car in Nyansiongo area on the Kijauri-Keroka Highway in Nyamira County in the wee hours of Sunday morning.
Rudisha was traveling to his home in Kilgoris when the accident occurred.
He escaped with minor injuries and was rushed to Keroka Sub County Hospital and his car towed to Keroka Police Station. According to media outlets, he is okay.
Check out photos from the accident scene
Rudisha’s accident comes a year after 400M champion Nicholas Bett died in a ghastly road accident.
Reactions from Kenyans;
Jemimah Areba Obeee. That was a hard kick. Thank God for his protection.
Gatetua Mucheru Leonard So sad but glory to God, I hope he is ok
Mzalendo Charles Muchangi God is always good and faithful to his people…let it b investigated though coz cant understand how
Whitney Ngigi Too much sad news. God protect us.
Kirui Leonard Pole. God is good for saving his life
Ruth Wacera Glory to God
Martin Kamau August isha sasa. This is too much. Thank you God for protecting Rudisha.
Philip Ruoti What is happening to these champion. Lately news about him, lifestyle n marriage n habits have become too many. We also have Kiprop and recently lost the 4 by 400 championship athlete
Kiprotich Emmanuel Pole sana. Quick recovery
Wishing him Quick recovery, Those corners are crazy