New Delhi: Traffic cop run over by truck, on duty, dies on the spot.
The deceased identified as Radhey Shyam (49), an assistant sub-inspector of Delhi Traffic Police who was on duty in north Delhi’s Burari.
Police report said that the incident took place on Wednesday evening.
Speaking to ANI, a senior police officer said that “The assistant sub-inspector (ASI) was on duty near ITI centre, Dhirpur, Ring Road. Around 4.15 pm, he stopped a Tata 407 truck and asked the driver to come on the side. Meanwhile, one Tata 909 truck came from behind and hit the Tata 407 vehicle which ran over the ASI.”
Mr Shyam was rushed to hospital where he was declared brought dead, the officer added.
During the police interrogation, the police found that the accused driver, identified as Deepak Shukla, a resident of Ghonda in Uttar Pradesh, was arrested.
The ASI used to live with his family in north west Delhi’s Rohini. He is survived by his wife, son and a daughter.
Earlier in July, ACP Sanket Kaushik of Delhi Police’s traffic unit died in an accident while on duty near Rajokri flyover.