Delhi Police Death: Sub-inspector hit by speeding car in Delhi’s Pandav Nagar, dies | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: A sub-inspector succumbed to his injuries and the driver of the police van was seriously injured after an allegedly speeding car hit them while they were on routine patrolling duty in Pandav Nagar area of Delhi on Tuesday.
Search is under way to arrest the accused who fled the spot, leaving the vehicle behind.
According to police, the deceased identified as Gangasaran, posted as a sub-inspector with Delhi Police, was hit by a speeding Honda Amaze car from behind at National Highway 9.
The driver of the police vehicle, identified as Ramgopal is undergoing treatment at Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital.
After the police received a call from the Police Control Room about the accident, a local police team reached the spot and called a crime team to inspect the scene.
During the preliminary probe, police learnt that the deceased SI Gangasaran and assistant sub-inspector of police Ajay Tomar were on patrolling duty in an Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) Gypsy Vehicle.
Police said that a Bolero pick-up was stopped for checking at National Highway 9 when the accident occurred.
“SI Gangasaran came out of the Gypsy while the ASI Tomar remained inside. The driver also came out of the vehicle,” reported news agency ANI quoting police.
“During checking, a speeding Honda Amaze car on the way from Ghaziabad towards Sarai Kale Khan, hit SI and the driver from behind,” said police.
Umar (occupant of Bolero) took both SI Gangasaran and Ramgopal to the hospital, where SI Gangasaran (54) died during treatment.
The deceased is survived by wife and five children. The Bolero driver Ramgopal was referred to Safdarjung Hospital for further treatment, Police said.
“The spot has been inspected by the crime team and a case under sections 636, 279, 337 and 304 of the Indian Penal Code has been registered,” police said.
“Further investigation is under way into the matter,” police said.

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