Angered by this, the policeman opened fire on the driver.
However, the victim was rushed to the hospital by the police, who hinged their action on self-defence as they alleged that the victim attempted to run over them.
Ajayi was said to have sustained a gunshot injury on his leg and had been hospitalised.
An eyewitness said the quick response from the doctors at the accident and emergency unit of Obafemi Awolowo Teaching Hospital Wesley Guild, Ilesa, saved the driver.
Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Yemisi Opalola, said investigation was ongoing to unravel the circumstances surrounding the shooting.