Constable Critical After Being Hit By Speeding Car

Akhilesh Lohia, the car's driver, was inebriated and was arrested from the spot.

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Constable Critical After Being Hit By Speeding Car

The drunk driver was speeding and hit the constable even after he was asked to stop (Representational)

New Delhi:  An on-duty Delhi Police constable was critically injured today after he was hit by a speeding car in Vasant Vihar, police said.

The car's driver Akhilesh Lohia, 36, was arrested from the spot. He was inebriated at the time of the incident, they said.

Lohia was returning from a marriage party and was allegedly speeding. Constable Bhoop Singh, 34, who was deployed at a police picket for checking vehicles, had signaled the driver to stop, the police said.

However, Lohia rammed into a barricade and also hit the police personnel, leaving him injured.

Singh was posted with the Vasant Vihar police station and was on night duty. He suffered a severe head injury.

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