Motorist Knocks Down Cop At Roadblock And Flees On Foot2 years ago
A motorist knocked down a police officer who was among a security team manning a security checkpoint in Harare recently and fled from the scene.
National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi in a statement said that the incident occurred on Tuesday along Kirkman Road in Harare.
The suspect, who was driving a pink Honda Fit registration numbers ACU 0175, was pursued to Westlea where he dumped the vehicle and fled on foot. Said Asst Insp Nyathi:
The ZRP is warning drivers against failing to stop at Police Check Points and failing to cooperate with Police Officers on the roads.
On 26/01/21, a motorist driving a pink Honda Fit registration numbers ACU 0175 approached a Police Roadblock along Kirkman Road, Harare and hit a Police Officer on the security checkpoint.
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After the accident, the driver did not stop and was pursued up-to Westlea, where he dumped the motor vehicle and fled. Investigations are in progress.
In November last year, a policeman doing traffic enforcement duties near Fourth Street bus terminus died after he was run over by a truck.
The policeman was trying to arrest the driver for picking up a passenger at an undesignated place.