Comedian Fred Omondi Dies in Hospital After Sustaining Injuries in Car Accident

Fred Omondi
Fred Omondi posing for a picture.

The entertainment industry is in mourning following the death of comedian Fred Omondi, who died in a car accident on Friday, June 14.

Omondi, who gained prominence in the late 2000s, was involved in a tragic road accident and was subsequently rushed to Mama Lucy Hospital, where he passed away.

The incident was reported to the Buruburu Police Station. The police report reveals that Fred was on a motorcycle when it collided head-on with a bus near the Caltex petrol station early Saturday morning. 

According to an OB obtained by, Fred was a passenger on a boda boda that tragically collided head-on with a mini-bus travelling in the wrong direction along Kangundo Road in Nairobi. He died on the spot.

Fred's family has confirmed that his body is currently at the Mama Lucy Hospital mortuary.

Reports from the police indicate that the boda boda rider sustained severe injuries, including multiple leg injuries and fractures to both hands.

He was swiftly transported to Mama Lucy Hospital for urgent medical attention. Authorities have identified the driver of the mini-bus, which operates on the Kayole route.

A past picture of Fred Omondi.

"The rider suffered serious multiple injuries to both legs and fractures in both hands. He was rushed to Mama Lucy Hospital for treatment, and the body of the deceased is now at the hospital mortuary pending a postmortem," the police report stated.

His brother Eric mourned him in a line on Facebook saying, "Go well, brother."

Fred Omondi, the younger brother of celebrated comedian and activist Eric Omondi, carved out a niche for himself in the comedy world.

He was a popular events emcee and a former member of the renowned Churchill Show.

In a past interview, Fred revealed that it was his older brother Eric Omondi motivated him to pursue a career in comedy.

Fred Omondi had planned to spend his weekend in Meru, as he shared on his Instagram stories earlier. His sudden demise has left fans and fellow comedians in shock and sorrow.

Fred Omondi pausing for a picture.

Terence Creative, mourning the loss of Fred, described him as a brother with whom he had shared the stage numerous times and who had significantly contributed to his career growth. "He was more than a colleague; he was family," Terence stated.

Terence added, "Together we suffered, together we learned and together we inspired, made people laugh and created great memories. All this I will treasure and hold dearly.

Ministry of Interior CAS, Millicent Omanga, expressed her condolences on X, stating, "The creative industry has lost a gem. Fred Omondi brightened our living rooms with his addictive comedy renditions. That he has tragically lost his life in a road accident is heart-rending. I commiserate with his family, friends, and his fans. May his soul find perfect peace."


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