A Vehicle Inspection Officer has been hospitalised in Ado, the Ekiti State capital after he was knocked down by a reckless driver.
The Patrol Commandant, Ekiti State VIO, Ade Ajayi Adewale said the suspect hit the officer when he was stopped to present the particulars of his Volkswagen vehicle.
Ade Ajayi added that the suspect has been apprehended and handed over to the Police for necessary prosecution.
He noted that the victim is currently in critical condition.
Adewale advised Motorists to shun reckless driving, make their papers available whenever they are on the road and stop when being stopped for checking by any law enforcement agents.
“My advice to the Motorists is to shun reckless driving, make sure you get your papers available because these are the things that can cause issues.”
“Stop when they stop you not only by VIO but other Law Enforcement Agents too.” He said.