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Nairobi: Traffic Police Officer Dies After Matatu Hits Him Along Valley Road

Traffic police officer dies after matatu hits him along Valley Road in Nairobi, Traffic Commander Joshua Omukata confirms.

According to Joshua reports, the officer was controlling traffic along the busy road when the overspeeding matatu heading towards Nairobi Central Business District, knocked him down and he died on the spot.

"The deceased was controlling traffic and the overspeeding matatu enroute to Nairobi CBD knocks him down. He died on the spot," Joshua said.

Police reports revealed that the driver of the matatu has since been arrested and is undergoing interrogations at the police station.

The latest development came barely two months when three police officers died along the same route, in head-on collision involving a matatu and car.

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has since been transferred to the hospital mortuary for postmortem.

Police investigations into the Friday evening incident, is underway with witnesses giving different accounts of events.

May the soul of the departed officer rest in peace.

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Joshua Omukata Matatu Valley Valley Road

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