Mwatate Member of Parliament Andrew Mwadime is nursing injuries at a city hospital after he was involved in a raod accident.

Reports by ODM party have intimated that the law maker was involved in an accident on Tuesday morning.

"Our prayers are with Hon. Andrew Mwadime, MP Mwatate Constituency who was involved in a road accident today morning," the statement from ODM read.

"He is currently admitted at Nairobi hospital. Please let's all pray for him," it continued.

Mwatate MP Andrew Mwadime
Mwatate MP Andrew Mwadime

Road accidents Kenya

A 2019 report by the National Transport and Safety Authority revealed a rise in the number of fatalities linked to road accidents this year compared to 2018.

The report indicated that more men die in road accidents compared to women.

1756 men perished in road accidents compared to 386 women from January 16, 2018, to September of the same year.

Gruesome accident as Trailer rams into Matatu along Nakuru Highway
Gruesome accident as Trailer rams into Matatu along Nakuru Highway

That translates to the deaths of at least 219 men monthly which is seven men daily.

Nearly every hour, a man dies in a road accident in Kenya, as per the report.