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Mother In Law Actor Charlie Survives Horrific Motorbike Accident

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Mother In Law actor Patrick Oketch popularly known as Charlie. Photo: Oketch.

Mother In Law actor Patrick Oketch popularly known as Charlie has narrated how he survived a horrific accident.

The much-loved actor said on the eve of his father’s 33rd death anniversary in Asumbi, Homa Bay a motorbike ran him over.

He had just dropped his son at school moments earlier.

The accident left him with severe head injuries.

Charlie said he got treatment but is glad to be alive.

“On the eve of my dad’s 33rd anniversary, I almost joined him. A motorbike ran me over just outside Fr. Schaeffer School in Asumbi after dropping my son at the school,”

“I thank God for the gift of life.
I have five stitches on my head, a few bruises here and there.
I am in pain but above all I am alive.” Charlie said.

Fans and friends sent him comforting messages and wished him a quick recovery.

Pole sana . Get well soon – Indiegu Joyce said.

Oh noo! Pole sana. I thank God for saving you. Wishing you a quick recovery – Vickie Favoured shared.

Pole sana bro. We thank God that you survived – Amos Aketch said.

Oh no! So glad you’re okay – Nelson Guda said.

Many people refer to Patrick Oketch as Charlie thanks to the role he played on the Citizen TV drama series Mother-in-law.

He is one of the pioneer actors of the program and has been at it for more than a decade.

He played the role of a stubborn drunkard from a rich family whose life was filled with drama.

The actor worked in Thogoto as a P1 teacher. He then got another teaching job in the Soweto slums. His salary was a meager KSh 3,000 monthly.

In 2007, he quit his teaching job and decided to pursue a career in the arts. Oketch loved writing. I

n fact, while in high school he would write letters to his peers’ girlfriends in exchange for KSh 20.