The life of a Police Officer was cut short with another left injured in a fatal auto crash along Airport road in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.
According to reports, it was learnt that the policeman from Ugborikoko Police Divisional Headquarters was on a routine stop-and-search at about 9pm on Thursday flagged down a “Yahoo boy” and his driver.
The “Yahoo boy” ordered his driver to zoom off, after he was flagged down, in a bid to arrest the suspected fraudster, the deceased dragged the steering with his (Yahoo boy’s) driver who was already on high speed.
The incident led to the fatal accident which claimed the life of the deceased policeman as he was crushed by the car.
When Daily Post contacted, the Delta State Commissioner of Police,CP Muhammad Mustafa confirmed the report saying, disclosing that,”one policeman died.
The other was rushed to the hospital. He is severely injured and receiving treatment.”