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Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru involved in road accident along Thika-Murang'a road (Photos)

By Mercy Asamba | Published Tue, November 7th 2017 at 08:12, Updated November 7th 2017 at 10:49 GMT +3

Governor Wahome Gakuru’s Mercedes afterit sliced through a guardrail at Kabati on Thika-Murangá road. He died in the accident. His driver and personal assistant are hospitalised in Niarobi. More pictures below. [Pic: Courtesy]

Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru together with his driver on Tuesday morning were involved in a grisly road accident at Kabati, along Thika-Murang'a road while heading to Nairobi. It is reported he was going to attend a talk show. 

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Governor Wahome, 51, was rushed to Thika Level 5 hospital for treatment before being flown to Nairobi. [Pic: Courtesy]

Nyeri County Assembly Speaker John Kaguchia has confirmed that the Nyeri Governor and his driver have suffered serious injuries after the Tuesday early morning road crash.

"Council of Governors is in the process of airlifting his Excellency Wahome Gakuru from Thika Level 5 Hospital to Nairobi Hospital," read a statement from the Council of Governors. 

The wreckage.

Side view of the wreckage. [Pic: Courtesy]

Kabati residents at the accident scene. [Pic: Courtesy]

The point of impact where Governor Wahome Gakuru’s Mercedes hit a guardrail at Kabati on Thika Murangá road. [ Pic: Courtesy]

In a statement, Council of Governors said they were in the process of airlifting Governor Gakuru from Thika Level 5 Hospital to Nairobi Hospital for further treatment. 

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More to follow…


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