Speeding car hits traffic cop

Two policemen, including Parikshit, signaled the car driver to stop. Parikshit was flung in the air on impact and fell on the bonnet of the car and was dragged a few metres. The constable was admitted to a hospital and discharged Thursday morning.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 23, 2017 4:55 am
road accident, traffic police killed, car accident, delhi accident, delhi crime, crime news, death DCP (west) Vijay Kumar said the car’s registration number has been noted and the driver would be arrested soon. (For representation only)

A traffic constable deployed to keep a check on speeding vehicles was hit by a speeding car in west Delhi’s Moti Nagar area Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Police said constable Parikshit was on duty, along with four traffic policemen, at Moti Nagar area when a Hyundai i10 was spotted approaching Jakhira Bridge at over 100 km/hour. Two policemen, including Parikshit, signaled the driver to stop.

Parikshit was flung in the air on impact and fell on the bonnet of the car and was dragged a few metres. The constable was admitted to a hospital and discharged Thursday morning.

DCP (west) Vijay Kumar said the car’s registration number has been noted and the driver would be arrested soon.

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