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CLOSE: President Barack Obama's grandmother Sarah was involved in a car accident

BARACK OBAMA'S Kenyan grandmother was involved in a car accident on Saturday, it has been reported.

Sarah Obama, 91, is believed to have sustained minor injuries and was treated for shock when the driver of the car she was travelling in lost control while trying to overtake another vehicle.

"God is with me, because if you could have seen the wreckage that we came out of safe, one would wonder," Obama told local newspaper, The Standard.

She added: "You can see I was not injured, save for this small scar on my right hand and I am not even using a walking stick."

It is believed she was on her way back to her home in Kogelo in western Kenya when the accident occurred.

Sarah Obama, who is the second wife of the US President's paternal grandfather, was referred to as “Granny” in his 1995 memoir, Dreams from My Father

RUIN: Sarah Obama's car after the Saturday accident

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