Two time olympic champion David Rudisha survived a horror car crash while travelling to his home in Kilgoris. The tyre of his SUV burst along the Nairobi-Kisumu highway leading to a head-on collision with a bus plying the Kisii-Nairobi route . While the front of his car was extensively damaged, the athlete escaped with  minor injuries. He has since been treated and discharged.

“Rudisha was rushed to the Keroka Sub County Hospital where the doctors revealed that the athlete had not suffered any fractures, and he has been allowed to go home and rest,” revealed Keroka police chief Walter Abondo.

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Assurances

David Rudisha in return turned to his social media pages to assure the general public on his health:

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Family issues and recurring injuries

This comes days after it was claimed in the local dailies that he had been missing from home leaving his wife and children frustrated.

“David Lekuta Rudisha stop frustrating me with my kids.  To my family, my heart is heavy I can’t hold any more. I love u all,” a post alleged to be from his wife’s Facebook page read.

Rudisha, who won the 2016 Olympic 800m title, has not competed since 2017 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai due to recurring injurIes.