A police officer has lost his life while allegedly pursuing the driver of a Toyota Corolla.
The sad incident occurred on the night of Monday, March 20 at Pokuase in the Ga North Municipality of Accra.
According to Daily Guide, the Dispatch Rider was identified as L/Cpl. Mustapha Mohammed.
The news outlet reports that he was pursuing a Toyota Corolla vehicle on his motorbike from Ofankor. However, upon reaching Pokuase, the driver slowed for the officer to approach and then suddenly hit him, causing him to fall under a moving truck which crushed him to death.
After hitting the officer, the driver of the Toyota vehicle sped off and no detail of the car was taken.
The police officer’s motorbike was severely damaged, and the truck also crushed his helmet.
The officer who was formerly with the Rovers Unit reportedly suffered a head injury leading to his death.
Unconfirmed reports say he was the dispatch rider assigned to Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah.