Ex Star Correspondent Ernest Cornel and a Human rights defender Topister Juma of Muhuri are fighting for their lives after being involved in an accident.
According to Muhuri rapid response officer Francis Auma, Topister hit a pothole, lost control of the vehicle and rolled several times before the car hit a tree that stopped the rolling.
“The section of the road they were in was under construction but it is like it had been abandoned so there are a lot of potholes,” said Auma on phone in an interview with the star.
The two were rushed to a nearby hospital by good Samaritans.
The duo were driving to Malindi for the ruling of an appellate case where an Imam who had been jailed for life for sodomising his nine-year-old stepson had appealed.
According to the rapid response officer, doctors told them Topister may be having a broken neck, and possible internal injuries.
“Doctors say she is conscious but not very stable,” said Auma.
Cornel suffered a broken hand and two broken ribs.
Keep it Mpasho for more updates on their progress.
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