Cop killed, another injured in road accident in UP

12:09 PM May 21, 2022 | PTI |

Shahjahanpur: An Uttar Pradesh Police sub-inspector was killed and a constable seriously injured after a mini-truck rammed into their motorcycle and they were run over by a car, officials said on Saturday.


The incident took place at the Nagaria turn in Jalalabad police station area, the police officials said.

Superintendent of Police (SP) S Anand said Sub-Inspector Pawan Singh (48) and Constable Manoj were patrolling on a motorcycle around 11 pm on Friday. They slowed down to avoid hitting some animals that had come on the road and their motorcycle was hit by a mini-truck coming from behind.

The two fell on the road and were run over by a car. They were rushed to a hospital where Singh succumbed to his injuries, the SP said.

The drivers of the mini-truck and the car fled but both vehicles have been seized, Anand said.


The body has been sent for a post-mortem examination, he said.


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