Delhi Police arrests accused truck driver in Mayur Vihar's hit and run case
Delhi Police has nabbed the accused driver who had rammed his truck into a PCR van on Tuesday in east Delhi's Mayur Vihar area, killing a sub-inspector and seriously injuring two others, reports claimed on Wednesday.
New Delhi:Delhi Police has nabbed the accused driver who had rammed his truck into a PCR van on Tuesday in east Delhi's Mayur Vihar area, killing a sub-inspector and severely injuring two others, reports claimed on Wednesday.
According to reports, police has nabbed the accused driver Pawan Kumar from Delhi's Tuglakabad area where he was hiding after fleeing the scene.
“A container truck which was heading to Noida from Delhi on Tuesday suddenly rammed into the barricade, dragged it and then crashed into the PCR van. Sub-inspector Subedar Khan was crushed between the truck and the police vehicle while his other two colleagues were also injured," a senior police official was quoted as saying by PTI.
Subedar Khan (59) along with assistant sub-inspector Girdhari Lal (50) and constable Aqeel khan (46) were at PCR duty at Chilla check post.
Khan was standing behind the barricades while Girdhari Lal and Aqeel Khan were sitting inside the PCR vehicle.
The truck was being driven at such a high speed that it dragged the barricade and the gypsy to a few meters and climbed on the footpath before coming to a standstill. Kumar and his helper fled leaving the truck behind.
Subedar Khan was rushed to LBS Hospital from where he was referred to Max Hospital where doctors declared him brought dead. He was a resident of Shashi Garden area in Dilshad Garden, police said.
(With PTI inputs)