Purity Ngirichi Reveals Nephew's Final Moments Before Death

  • Kirinyaga Women Representative Purity Ngirichi has narrated the last moments before her nephew's death at an accident that occurred near Arusha, Tanzania, during a car racing event. 

    Speaking to eDaily, Ngirichi stated that her nephew, Robin Allan Njiru's vehicle was rammed by another car after he had completed a street race at Oldonyo-Sambu.

    She narrated that he had parked on the roadside after finishing the race when another vehicle which was speeding hit his car, causing it to roll several times.

    Kirinyaga Women Rep, Purity Ngirichi

    "The resultant impact killed him on the spot, and left his female friend, who was in the co-driver’s seat, injured,” Ngirichi stated.

    On her social media accounts, the MP mourned her nephew as a sociable, bubbly gentleman who had great dreams for his future.

    “The cruel hand of death has snatched my beloved nephew Robin who perished from the Arusha Namanga accident. 

    “Robin was a Young man of virtue. I recall with nostalgia his passion for everything his mindset to do,” the legislator mourned.

    According to reports by the local media, 8 Kenyans are believed to have lost their lives in the accident which took place in Ol Donyo Sambu, 25km from Arusha town.

    The unofficial racing competition was dubbed "The Arusha Drive 3.0" and had attracted racers from both Kenya and Tanzania.

    A collage of the Arusha car street racing accident wreckage