Four police officers killed in road accident
17 September 2014, 11:00
Emali - Four police officers were killed following a grisly road accident along the Emali-Loitoktok road on Tuesday night.
Three died on the spot while the fourth officer died while undergoing treatment at a hospital.
The officers are said to have been hit by a speeding motorist while manning a roadblock at 9pm, The Star reports.
Also read: 3 Kenya police killed near border
There were claims that the officers were manning an illegal roadblock but Deputy Inspector General of police Grace Kaindi denied rubbished them saying the motorist lost control and rammed into the officers' house.
Police arrested the driver of the vehicle while the passengers who were injured in the accident were taken to hospital.
- For more visit The Star
For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page!