Popular TikToker Kevin Oselu, alias Baba Mona and his daughter died in a grisly accident on Londiani-Muhoroni highway in Kericho County on Friday, February 24, 2023 evening.
According to the police, the accident which claimed the lives of two other people believed to have been his sisters occurred at Tunnel trading centre in Marenda sub location, Siwot location, Kipkelion East Constituency.
“The four are said to be family members who were travelling to the Kandege area in Koru, Muhoroni at the border of Kericho and Kisumu counties. I can confirm because l knew the TikToker and his daughter but l am yet to know who the other two passengers were,”said the police officer.
Reports indicated that the child died while being rushed to the nearby Fort Terran Hospital.
A police officer at the scene said the other three victims succumbed to their injuries there.
Police took the bodies to St Vincent’s hospital mortuary.
Eye witnesses said a dark blue saloon car veered off the road, hit guard rails and was reduced to a mangle wreckage.
“A child was thrown off the vehicle while three adult passengers sustained multiple injuries,” Mr Kiprotich Koech, an eye witness told Kenyaonlinenews.com.
Baba Mona became popular because of the pieces of advice he gave to all and sundry using short videos that he posted on his TikTok account which has a huge following.