A speedy Mercedes Benz car which was coming from Mponela heading towards Lumbadzi killed a policeman and injured two others on Monday evening, News Watch Reviews has reported.
News reaching this publication stipulates that the three officers were manning a road block at Dowa turn-off Monday, July 17, 2017 at around 19:30hours.
It is reported that on the day of the incident Mr Clement Wyton who has since been arrested was driving his Mercedes Benz registration number BU4897 from Mponela going towards Lumbadzi and upon arrival at Dowa turn-off Road block he failed to control his motor vehicle due to over speeding and drunkenness.
In the process the driver eventually hit three police officers who were manning the road block at the said place. Due to the impact, Sergeant Brown Selemani sustained head injuries and he was referred to Mtengowanthenga where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.
News Watch Reviews understands that the injured policemen, Constable Tracey Longwe who sustained fractures on both legs, Sub Inspector Mtethwa with minor injuries have been referred to Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH)for further treatment.
The report further stated that the motor vehicle involved in this deadly incident had its front part extensively damaged.
The body of the deceased, Sergeant Brown Selemani will be ferried to his home village at Kacheta under Traditional Authority Njombwa in Kasungu district for burial.
The injured policemen, Constable Tracey Longwe, 25 years hails from Wadoka village under Traditional Authority Kabunduli in Nkhata Bay district while Sub Inspector Lawrence Mtethwa, 45 years comes from Kamukonele village in the area of Traditional Authority Zulu in Mchinji district.