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Two cops injured after drunk driver rammed into police roadblock along Thika road

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Two Cops Injured After Drunk Driver Rammed Into Police Roadblock Along Thika Road

The scene where the drunk driver rammed into a police lorry along Thika road.[COURTESY]

The driver who rammed into a police lorry along Thika Road has been arrested.

Police say the said driver, Elias Mwaniki with other two occupants intentionally rammed into the static lorry parked at the side of the road.

The incident happened at 10.36pm at the G.S.U Drift Area where a police Roadblock was erected.

Police say Mwaniki who was drunk, while headed from Thika general direction towards Nairobi, intentionally sped off and rammed into the lorry with an aim of trying to cause disorder.

The two passengers in his company sustained injuries.

Two Cops Injured After Drunk Driver Rammed Into Police Roadblock Along Thika Road

The police lorry after the incident.[COURTESY]

According to a report filed at the Kasarani police station, two police officers sustained injuries of whom one is in critical condition.

The officers are being treated at the Nairobi West Hospital while the driver is expected to be arraigned in court for reckless driving.

This comes a day after a senior police officer was Sunday night injured when a motorcycle hit him at a roadblock in Pangani area, Nairobi.

The Pangani Officer Commanding Station (OCS) Samir Yunus was manning the roadblock along Dr Griffins Road when a speeding motorcycle ran over him.

Officials said Chief Inspector Yunus sustained head injuries after he fell out of a heavy knock he got from the rider.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was admitted. Police authorities said the cyclist was arrested and the motorcycle detained.

The cyclist told officials he lost control as he sped home to beat the curfew rule. The accident happened at around 8.30 pm.

Police mounted roadblocks on various roads in the city.

Some motorists have been detained at various sites for flouting the rules.

Police on Sunday, along Thika Road lit a bornfire to warm those detained.

The motorists were however allowed to proceed with their trips but after being held for more than an hour.

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