Kikuyu Benga musician Jimmy Walter Githinji, popularly known by his stage name Jimmy Wayuni, has died in a car crash.
“What we have gathered so far is that the said musician was heading from Ruiru to Nairobi. He tried to exit the highway at Kahawa Sukari and join the service lane that leads to Githurai 45 when he rammed into a lorry,” said Mr Ringera
“He was seriously injured and was rushed to St Joseph Hospital where he passed away while undergoing treatment,” added the police boss.
Mr Ringera said Wayuni’s body was transferred to Kenyatta University Funeral Home.
The wreckage of his vehicle was towed to Kahawa Sukari Police Post.
The musician is known for his hit songs “Airitu a Ruiru” and “Wayuni Utuire Uhenagia” among others.