File Photo of Presidential Motorcade / Photo source Courtesy

Deputy President William Ruto motorcycle escort has died in a road crash in Nairobi.

Preliminary reports said the rider died after the DP’s motorcade was involved in an accident as he was heading to a funeral service in Githunguri.

The accident occurred on Wangari Maathai road in Nairobi after the outrider lost control of the bike.

The deceased has been identified as Constable Kasmel Ndege, who at the time of the accident was serving as General Service Unit (GSU) attached to the Presidential Escort.

He was riding a BMW motorcycle registration number GK B815Q.

The Deputy President mourned the fallen soldier, describing him as “a gallant, hardworking and dedicated professional”.

“Deepest condolences to the family and friends of Constable Casmel Ndege who has passed on in the line of duty.”

“He was a gallant, hardworking and dedicated professional. We celebrate him for his selfless service to this country. May his Soul Rest In Peace,” DP Ruto wrote on his social pages as seen by Update Kenya.