A female police officer died at a roadblock after being hit by a wheel dislodged from a trailer of a haulage truck.
Constable Mironga of Marondera Traffic Police was among cops and Vehicle Inspectorate Department personnel manning a roadblock at the 51km peg along the Harare-Mutare Road.
National police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi, confirmed the tragic death of the officer.
“The ZRP confirms the unfortunate death of a police officer at the 51km peg along Harare-Mutare Road when a haulage truck owned by Shereni Transport dislodged a trailer wheel.
“The wheel hit the female police officer who was standing on the left side of the road.
“She passed away on admission to Borrowdale Hospital,” said Ass-Comm Nyathi.