Driver knocks down police officer manning busy road in Mombasa, speeds off

By , K24 Digital
On Wed, 23 Feb, 2022 10:45 | < 1 min read
A traffic police officer controlling traffic on a busy highway. PHOTO/COURTESY

Police in Mombasa are investigating circumstances under which a female traffic police officer was hit and injured by a reckless driver while controlling traffic on the busy Sheikh Abdalla Farsy Road near Petro fuel station in Mombasa town.

According to police, Phiona Mutua Ndanu was on Monday, February 21, at around 5:00 pm seriously injured after she intercepted a motor vehicle registration number KCT 410E for operating without a valid insurance sticker.

"She asked the driver to pull over but he instead made a u-turn knocking her down before driving off towards Bondeni," police said.

The officer, who sustained serious deep cuts on her right leg and on both hands, was rushed to the Premier Hospital where she is undergoing treatment.

Mombasa Central Police Station OCPD Joseph Ongaya confirmed the incident terming it as quite unfortunate.

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