According to witnesses, police officers approached the young man who was on his way to work, and confronted him for not wearing a mask.
While attempting to resist arrest, the man ran across the busy Kangundo Road motorway. He was hit by a mini bus that was heading to Ruai town.
The man died on the spot, causing a huge traffic build up along Kangundo road.
The 7.00 am incident sparked protests along the busy road, with residents barricading the road with huge boulders.
Traffic was diverted to the Chokaa - Utawala link road, while other residents opted to turn back.
The residents want the police officers arrested and charged for murder.
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