Hit-and-run driver crushes policeman to d£ath at Ondo check point [PHOTOS]
Police Officer with the Ondo State Police Command was, on Sunday, hit by a vehicle and killed instantly.
The incident, happened at the Ifon/Sobe road in Ose local government area of the state.
The deceased officer, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, mounted a check point along the road when the incident happened.
The suspected driver was said to have refused to stop and drove on a high speed towards Edo State.
Ondo State Police Spokesperson, Funmilayo Odunlami-Omisanya, who confirmed the incident, explained that “A suspected vehicle driver, while the police were trying to stop him (driver), he didn’t stop.
“So, our officers were alerted on the highway but on getting to a particular place around Ifon, the driver swapped and hit an ASP and the officer died immediately.
“The driver was, however, pursued and fortunately for us, he (driver) was arrested by the military men at Sobe in Edo state.”