IPOH: A police outrider was seriously injured after he was knocked down by a lorry while escorting the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah.
L/Kpl Abdul Majid Hashim, 46, suffered head and body injuries on Thursday at the 274th kilometre of the North-South Expressway near the Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah Utara exit.
He had stopped to alert motorists to the motorcade, which was heading towards Kuala Kangsar at 10am.
State deputy traffic chief Deputy Supt Zakaria Mohamed said the lorry, which came out from a slip road, could not stop in time and rammed into Abdul Majid.
He was now in a stable condition at the Ipoh Hospital, DSP Zakaria said, adding that the police had detained the lorry driver for investigations.
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