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Joshua Walde, a US diplomat, was accused of crashing his SUV into a mini-van, killing one and injuring nine others.
Joshua Walde was working as an information management officer at the US embassy in Nairobi when the accident happened on July 11.
Local police said Walde was speeding when he crossed to the wrong side of the road and crashed into the mini-van.
Walde gave a statement to police, but he was not charged because of his diplomatic immunity.
According to the Associated Press, US embassy officials “rushed” Walde and his family out of the country the day after the fatal accident, which left nine others seriously injured.
However, local media reports quoted the US embassy as saying Walde left Kenya three days after the accident for medical treatment on his arm.
US embassy spokesman Michael Greenwald said the embassy was cooperating with local authorities, but did not say when Walde would return to the country to assist in the police investigation into the crash.
Kenyan newspaper The Star said police had appealed to the Kenyan attorney general and foreign affairs ministry to have Walde brought back to the country to face charges including dangerous driving causing death.
Walde should be extradited to face justice.....What if the reverse were to occur on the streets on DC or Cape Girardeau, MO? Do you think Rush Limbo would be quote about it? I bet he would urge Obama's impeachment by virtue of his Kenyan connection. Point is, the US cannot continue to abet criminal acts of its citizens yet advocate for prudent governance to the rest of the world, leas of all Kenya. This is exactly the arrogance and impunity of double standards the rest of the world sees and wonders if America has lost it's ways. This is disgusting!