Tuju, matatu passengers hospitalized at Kijabe hospital after road accident

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Jubilee SG and CS without portfolio Raphael Tuju's vehicle (black) and the 14-seater matatu involved in the accident
Jubilee SG and CS without portfolio Raphael Tuju's vehicle (black) and the 14-seater matatu involved in the accident

The family of Jubilee Secretary General and CS without portfolio Raphael Tuju has been airlifted to Kijabe Mission Hospital after the Jubilee SG was involved in an accident on Wednesday morning along the Nairobi-Nakuru while on his way to the funeral of the late retired president Daniel Moi at Kabarak. The accident occurred after Tuju’s driver tried to avoid hitting a lorry, colliding with a 14-seater matatu in the process, according to Central Police boss patrick Lumumba.

The matatu driver sustained serious injuries and was rushed to hospital. The passengers in the matatu also sustained injuries and were admitted at Kijabe Mission Hospital. Tuju, his driver, and his bodyguard also sustained injuries, the driver had a fractured hand while the bodyguard has a fractured foot.