Rally driver Asad Khan has passed away.

Rally driver Asad Khan has passed away, while receiving treatment at Avenue Hospital.

The death was confirmed by Asad's family. 

"Rest in Peace Asad It is with profound sadness and a heavy heart that I share with you the news that Asad Khan, passed away while ago. Deepest condolences to the family," a tweet read.

He has been admitted in hospital for almost a week. Family had been asking for blood.

His brother Adil confirmed the death. His other friends too confirmed Khan had died days after his admission at the hospital.

He had been admitted there after losing lots of blood following injuries he suffered in his Kileleshwa house in an altercation with his girlfriend Maxine Wahome. Wahome is also a rally driver.

Asad was fighting for his life at the High Dependency Unit at the Avenue Hospital in Nairobi following the domestic spat which led to the arrest of Maxine.

Adil said his brother lost a lot of blood after the brutal assault last Tuesday morning.

According to Adil, his brother was injured by Maxine after she allegedly returned home drunk from a dinner party she had attended.

Maxine told police Khan was injured in an altercation with her after she came home late in the morning.

She added he broke a window pane that injured him in the ankle as she hid in a balcony.