Gengetone music group Ethic Entertainment narrowly survived a grisly accident after a Subaru they were travelling in, rolled several times on Monday, July 5
The rappers were spotted posing with the vehicle in an interview posted on their Instagram page, hours before the crash.
In a separate video doing rounds on social media, they could be heard bragging about the car to on-lookers, before they set off to Meru County.
"Look at the speedometer. This vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 220km/h in seconds.
"It also consumes fuel at a very high rate," one band member could be heard showcasing the vehicle.
They also bragged about the heavily modified and upgraded automobile's chassis, engine, tyres - allegedly racing slick. The group tested and revved the car much to the delight of the fans.
Pictures shared minutes later indicated that the car overturned and rolled into a drainage ditch near the highway.
Reports indicated that the band members incurred light injuries after being involved in the accident.
The Subaru wave picked up in Kenya during the World Rally Championship (WRC) that took place in Naivasha in June 2021. A number of motorists showcased their refurbished automobiles prior to and after the rally.
They were, however, cautioned from causing chaos synonyms with most ‘Subaru Boys’.
Inspector-General of Police Hillary Mutyambai assured rally drivers, motorists and spectators of their safety and urged all to adhere to stipulated laws.
“I want to take this opportunity to assure all the stakeholders involved in the WRC Safari Rally that the government would provide much-needed security and there is no cause for alarm,” he stated.
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