President Barack Obama‘s 91-year-old step-grandmother suffered bruises
and shock after a car she was traveling in rolled over, according to a relative and a
hospital official. Sarah Obama was traveling to her home in the village of Kogelo, in western Kenya when the accident occurred.
The relative says the vehicle lost control and rolled as the driver attempted to
overtake a truck near the Kisumu airport. He asked not to be named as he isn’t authorized to speak for the family. She has reportedly gone through some tests and is recovering well from the shock.
Sarah Obama is the second wife of Obama’s paternal grandfather. Obama
referred to her as “Granny” in his memoir, “Dreams from My Father.” In a 2008
interview Sarah Obama said they are close, although they have to speak through