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Sunday 9 August, 2020

Police officer, civilian die in road accident

A police officer is dead following a road traffic accident along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway earlier today.

The incident reportedly happened around 4 am in the vicinity of the Courts Megastore.

From initial reports, the officer was on a marked police motorcycle driving in an easterly direction, when he attempted to avoid hitting a man who was crossing the highway.

The officer crashed into the man, fell off his bike and was run over by a passing car.

The two men died on the scene.

A third individual was also injured, police said.

Officials from the TTPS are expected to send a press release on the incident later today.

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