A police constable died during checking of vehicles here when he came under the wheels of a truck which was set in motion after a speeding vehicle hit it from behind, the officials said today.
The constable, Jai Singh, posted at the Assistant Regional Transport Office, died on the spot during checking near an outpost under the Miranpur Police Station limits on Thursday night, they said.
A regional transport officer, who was also there during checking, escaped unhurt, the police said.
The driver of the offending truck was arrested and the vehicle seized, they said.
For more Muzaffarnagar news, click here
Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.