Veteran Tanzanian singer Lucas Mkenda better known as Mr. Nice on Wednesday, March 17 was left nursing severe injuries after a car he was travelling in got involved in a ghastly road accident.
It is reported that the small car he was in got hit by a lorry along the Naivasha highway, Kenya.
The sad news were confirmed online by Tanzanian award-winning journalist Millard Ayo.
The journalist stated that the legendary musician aboard the car together with his friends and were heading to a show where he was supposed to perform.
‘‘The lorry was transporting milk to Nairobi when the driver lost control and his breaks failed to work. So he hit my car and we rolled. The glasses cut me deep with some getting into my body, my ear was also cut pretty bad but the doctors have managed to restore it,” said Nice.
It not yet revealed which show the veteran musician was going to perform at.
According to the report, Mr. Nice sat and sleept at the back while his friend drove, before the sudden bang woke him.
‘‘I was sleeping so that I could get the strength to do the show that was taking me that direction. The accident was a serious one that happened at around 6:45 pm. We managed to get help from people who rushed to help us, but then there were others who also stole things from us. But I am recuperating now,” he added.
Below are some of the comments from fans and celebrities who stood with him after they heard the shocking news.
Vanny Lodrick: ”You mean Mr Nice is still ding shows. Well, people really have an undefeated spirit. Get well soon senior.”
Itz Fizó Mønd: ”Dah! I am very sorry to you senior. Get well soon legend.”
Dismas Mmassy: ”May God grant you a quick recovery from that fatal road accident. I saw that accident, I was in that area, I did not know it was you. Get well soon.
Titho: Naivasha au kimara mwisho ha ha haaaa pole ila punguza mawazo game lipo na litaendelea kuwepo kikubwa uhai
Bella: Pole Sana ….nimekumbuka wimbo wako …ule uko wapi mama ..mbona umeniacha…nilitoaga machoz..
Shakar: Pole mr nice ….uku kwetu Naivasha…ajali hua mingi saaaana na ajali inapo tokea huu mta wetu..kuokolewa inakuaga bahati either kama hauja kufa uaga una pigwa ufe ili uibiwe kistaraabu.ila kama bado upo mzima… shukuru mungu.
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