Motorist hits, kills police officer on Eastern bypass


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In Summary

  • According to a police report seen by Citizen Digital, the officer – Nickson Kiprono – was crossing the road at around 2am when he was hit by the motorist identified as Jackline Nduku Nzioko.
  • Ms. Nzioko was reportedly driving from Embakasi barracks towards Utawala when the accident occurred.

A police officer has succumbed to injuries sustained during an accident early Thursday morning on Eastern bypass near the General Service Unit (GSU) training school.

According to a police report seen by Citizen Digital, the officer – Nickson Kiprono – was crossing the road at around 2am when he was hit by the motorist identified as Jackline Nduku Nzioko.

Ms. Nzioko was reportedly driving from Embakasi barracks towards Utawala when the accident occurred.

The 35-year-old cop, who was stationed at Shauri Moyo Police Station, sustained a fractured right leg and serious head injury.

He was rushed to Nairobi West Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police officers have since visited the scene of the accident and investigations are underway.

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