Chief Justice David Maraga has been rushed to War Memorial Hospital Nakuru after a minor car accident.
The Supreme Court president was travelling with his wife Yucabeth Nyaboke to Ngata when their car was hit by another at Miti Moja along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway.
Regional traffic commandant Ziro Arome said Maraga sustained head injuries but was stable.
He said the vehicle which hit the CJ's car was speeding.
Shortly after news of the accident broke, President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a directive to the military to airlift the Chief Justice and his wife to Nairobi for comprehensive medical attention.
According to the Rift Valley Regional Coordinator Mongo Chimwaga, President Kenyatta has ordered for Maraga's immediate evacuation to Nairobi Hospital.
Mongo also revealed that the CJ sustained head injuries while his wife was in shock but in a stable condition with doctors monitoring both patients.