NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Kenya’s chief justice and Supreme Court president
David Maraga was injured in a road accident on Saturday morning,
The chief justice
and his wife Yucabeth Nyaboke were involved in the road accident
in Njoro area of Nakuru County, located about 170 km from the
capital of Nairobi.
said Maraga and his wife sustained head injuries and were
admitted at Nakuru War Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Kenyatta ordered the military to airlift the chief justice and
his wife to Nairobi for specialized treatment.
Mongo Chimwaga, Rift
Valley regional coordinator, told journalists that Maraga and
his wife were in stable condition.
“The CJ and his wife
were heading to church in Ngata area, when their vehicle was hit
by a personal car. They are in stable condition,” Chimwaga was
quoted by the Daily Nation.
Road accidents peak
during the festive season when Kenyans flock the countryside to
reunite with family and friends.