Hon. Benson Kiptire, the MCA for kapyego ward Elgeyo Marakwet County is hospitalized at the Eldoret Hospital after their car rolled on their way from Chebiemit District hospital where they had gone for a county service.
Hon. Kiptire was, at the time of the accident, with a royal media journalist who sustained minor injuries and was treated at Iten Hospital of minor injuries and discharged.
A news portal reported that the Prado they were traveling in rolled several times when they tried overtaking an ongoing Probox.
According to doctors and friends who are with him, his condition is stable and he is under treatment. Emanuel Kipkore Talel posted on Facebook: ''Curently in Eldoret Hospital With Hon. Kiptire, he is well now. A small dislocation at the neck, let's pray for him.'' Colleague members of the Elgeyo Marakwet county are by his bedside to see him recover.
hon. Kiptire has lately been vocal in championing for economic, developmental and political reforms throughout the county. Before making it through to the county assembly, he was the school Chaplain, Chebara High School.
A section of this county's residents lately raised concerns over the dilapidated roads across the county.