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Traffic police officer ran over by lorry on busy highway

by | Jul 22, 2021 | Latest News | 0 comments

A police officer is fighting for his life at Kijabe Hospital after after being hit by a lorry on Wednesday, July 21 at Soko Mjinga along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway.

According to a matatu driver whose vehicle was involved in the crash, the lorry driver did not see the traffic officer who was controlling traffic at the road block resulting to the accident.

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Following the accident, videos and pictures of the cop lying on the road went viral on social media sparking uproar among Kenyans.

Ina separate story reported on, a video showing a man on a motorbike stealing a phone from a police officer controlling traffic surfaced online eliciting mixed reactions.

In the clip, the police officer could be seen speaking on phone before a man aboard a motorcycle quickly snatched it.

The rider then sped off manoeuvering the traffic.

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The confused officer could be seen seemingly asking another motorcyclist to go after the suspect.

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