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Painful: Heroic Cop Dies After Rushing To a Scene Ready to Save Lives

A female police officer manning traffic along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway passed away while saving accident victims on Sunday morning, September 26. 

The cop and her colleague had answered distress calls from motorists who witnessed a Mercedes Benz truck overturn near a petrol station in Athi River, Machakos County.

According to a police report filed at Kyumbi Police Station, the Mercedes Benz truck driver en route to Nairobi lost control and veered off his driving lane - some fifty minutes after midnight. 

However, another vehicle was also speeding lost control at the same scene after it accidentally bumped into some fallen debris from the mangled vehicle.

Police officers who were alerted of the incident ready to free some of the occupants in the two vehicles.

In sad Twist of events one of the officer's a lady was rammed by another speeding vehicle that killed her on the spot.

Colleagues who toured the scene ferried her body to the Machakos County hospital mortuary awaiting a postmortem.

All the three vehicles involved in the shocking crash were ferried to the station.

Content created and supplied by: Djrhymez (via Opera News )

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