•He was rushed to the Machakos Level 5 Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
•Machakos County police commander Issa Mohammud said the accident was due to a head on collision on Saturday.
Police are investigating an incident where a lawyer died after being knocked down in an accident along Machakos - Kangundo road.
Morris Mulei, 38, who was riding in a motorcycle was hit by a lorry along the road.
He was rushed to the Machakos Level 5 Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Machakos County police commander Issa Mohammud said the accident was due to a head on collision on Saturday.
He said the lorry's driver fled the scene after the incident.
"We are in hot pursuit of the driver, we will arrest him for the law to take its course," Mohammud said.
Mohammud said both wreckages of the vehicle and motorbike were towed to Machakos police station while the body was moved to Montezuma Funeral home in Machakos awaiting a post moterm.
The Machakos based lawyer was a managing partner at O.N Makau & Mulei Advocates.
The deceased was a legal intern at the Office of the Attorney General between January 2009 and October 2009.
He holds a Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law, and Barchelor of Law degree from the University of Nairobi.
Mulei has left behind a widow and two children.
He practised corporate law, county government law practice, Constitution law, conveyancing, criminal law, civil law, family and succession law, personal injury claims and alternative dispute resolution.