Updates -Raphael Tuju lifted to Karen Hospital.

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The police chopper which airlifted Tuju[Photos/Courtesy]

“CS Raphael Tuju is stable after undergoing an operation at the Kijabe Mission Hospital and airlifted to Nairobi,’ tweeted CS Mucheru.

Jubilee Party Secretary Raphael Tuju has urgently been taken to Karen Hospital in Nairobi for special treatment after involving in an accident.

The Sec Gen who is also the CS without portfolio was on early Wednesday involved in a fatal crash along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway.

Confirming transfer of Tuju from Kijabe Mission Hospital to the Karen facility was ICT CS Joe Mucheru who said the transfer was necessitated after a successful surgery.

Tuju was involved in the crash enroute Kabarak Nakuru where he was to attend the late Moi’s final send off service held today Wednesday.

“CS Raphael Tuju is stable after undergoing an operation at the Kijabe Mission Hospital and airlifted to Nairobi,’ tweeted CS Mucheru.

According to police, the accident involving Tuju’s Prado car and a PSV maroon matatu occurred at around 6.45 AM.

In the accident, Mr. Tuju sustained abdominal injuries while his bodyguard Charles Oyaro had a fracture on the right side hand.

On the other hand, their driver had a fracture on the right leg as the Matatu driver was left unconscious forcing doctors to put him on life support machine at Kijabe Hospital.

Reports indicated that the other 12 passengers in the Matatu only got minor treatable injuries which were controlled at the same facility.

 


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