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RIP: Female Traffic Police Officer Killed On Spot As She Was Trying To Rescue Accident Victims

Previous accident scene (Photo Credit: Twitter)

The Nairobi Mombasa highway is claiming the lives of several road users because of the several accidents that occur in the ever busy road.

A female traffic police officer lost her life while she was on duty of trying to rescue some victims of an accident.

According to Kenyans.co.ke news podcast, a Mercedes Benz truck lost control as it was heading towards Nairobi from Mombasa as it swayed off the road and landed in a ditch.

Some traffic officers who responded to the alarm call tried to rescue the occupants of the truck as another small vehicle hit the debris of the crash and landed in another ditch.

As the female traffic police officer rushed to rescue the other occupants of the second accident, she was knocked down and killed instantly.

The body of the female officer was taken to Machakos Level 5 hospital morgue where an autopsy will be done as per the demands from her family.

"The driver lost control and hit the corporal who died on the spot." The police report on the matter stated.

Road users have been cautioned to be extra careful when travelling as they are urged to adhere to the stipulated traffic rules.

Rest in peace.

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