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Police officer crushes 4-year-old boy

A four-year-old boy was reported dead while his father and elder brother sustained injuries after they were knocked down by a vehicle, alleged to be…

A four-year-old boy was reported dead while his father and elder brother sustained injuries after they were knocked down by a vehicle, alleged to be driven by a female police officer in Kubwa, a satellite town in the FCT.
City News learnt that the accident happened in the early hours of Saturday around the NYSC junction along the Abuja-Kubwa expressway.
A witness said the father of the    deceased was conveying the two kids to school in Kubwa on a motorcycle from Zuba axis when the speeding vehicle hit them.
He said the father of the school boys, rode against traffic and ran into the driver who was negotiating the U-turn from Kubwa connecting to the expressway leading to the city centre.
He said three of them fell down immediately, and the deceased, who was sitting on top of the fuel tank died instantly, while the father and the brother sustained injuries and were taken to the Kubwa General Hospital.
Confirming the incident, Kubwa Divisional Police Officer, Chief Superintendent Nurrudeen Sabo, attributed the accident to impatience, and warned motorists, especially motorcyclists to desist from driving against traffic to avert similar occurrence.
He said the deceased had been buried according to Islamic rites while the injured had since been discharged after receiving treatment at the Kubwa General Hospital.

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