One of the police officers who assisted motorists pass through the flooded section near the Sultan Hamud bridge on the Mombasa highway. PHOTO | COURTESYOne of the police officers who assisted motorists pass through the flooded section near the Sultan Hamud bridge on the Mombasa highway. PHOTO | COURTESY
By EVELYNE MUSAMBI

Traffic police officers who assisted stranded motorists by providing safe exits from a flooded section of the Mombasa highway have been hailed online

In separate photos, the police officers are captured standing at the edge of the road to mark it for motorists who were driving through the flooded section in Sultan Hamud.

The floodwater had rendered the Sultan Hamud bridge along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway impassable, leaving motorists stranded.

The officers opted to be the road edge markers to ease traffic build up when the floods subsided.

Having risked their lives to help motorists cross over, users lauded the traffic officers for their actions and shared the photos widely.

There was traffic build up on both sides of the road as police urged motorists to use an alternative routes.


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