Five cops injured after lorry rams into them

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  • Saturday, 21 Mar 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: Five policemen were injured at a roadblock they were manning after a lorry crashed into them.

One of the constables had to be rushed to Hospital Kuala Lumpur after sustaining injuries to the head, shoulder and leg in the mishap which occurred at Jalan Syed Putra at 12.45am yesterday.

“The driver lost control on the left lane of the road, and crashed into a police car and motorcycle.

“The policemen stationed there were also hit by the lorry as they were closing down the roadblock,” said Kuala Lumpur Traffic and Investigation Department head Asst Comm Zulkefly Yahya.

An Inspector, two corporals and a lance corporal were also injured in the accident.

The roadblock was put up for the movement control order.

ACP Zulkefly said the lorry driver was being investigated for reckless driving.

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