Delhi: Speeding SUV knocks down head constable

A head constable was killed and a constable injured during traffic checking when a speeding SUV rammed into them in Delhi.

New Delhi: A head constable was killed and a
constable injured during traffic checking here on Wednesday morning
when a speeding SUV rammed into them while trying to avoid
getting caught.

The incident took place in south-east Delhi`s Sunlight
Colony area at around 7:45 am and the deceased has been
identified as Nehander, Head Constable attached with Traffic
Police.

Constable Ankit, who was with Nehander during the
checking, was injured.

"Nehander and Ankit were posted on toll road leading to
Noida to check overspeeding vehicle. The interceptor vehicle
found that an UP registration vehicle was speeding beyond the
permissible limit of 70 km per hour.

"They signalled the vehicle to stop but the driver in a
bid to escape prosecution overtook a vehicle and ran over the
policemen. The driver fled in the vehicle after hitting the
policemen," a senior police official said.

PTI

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