Truck mows down Delhi cop

Updated on Feb 08, 2008 09:17 PM IST
A speeding truck mows down a police constable and critically injures his colleagues while they were patrolling on a motorbike in northeast Delhi.
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IANS | By, New Delhi

A speeding truck mowed down a police constable and critically injured his colleagues while they were patrolling on a motorbike in northeast Delhi.

The accident occurred early on Friday when the driver of the speeding truck lost control of the vehicle near the Bhajanpura CNG filling centre.

Dherender Vats, 39, who was riding the motorbike, died while his passenger Javeer suffered critical injuries as they were dragged under the truck.

Police said the truck driver managed to escape from the scene.

Vats, who joined the police in 1998, is survived by his wife and three children.

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