Constable on bike dies after crashing into truck in Mumbai

Feb 06, 2017, 19:34 IST | Santosh Wagh

Constable Pratap ChavanConstable Pratap Chavan

A 45-year-old constable was killed after he crashed into a truck on Sunday evening. The Chunabhatti police have arrested the 21-year-old truck driver, Shiv Charan Singh, who had fled after the accident.

Crime Branch constable, Unit 4,  Pratap Chavan, a resident of Bhoiwada, had gone to drop his children off to a relative’s house in Wadala and was returning home on his bike with wife Pranita. Chavan was at Rahul Nagar, when a truck ahead of him suddenly took a right without giving any signal. Chavan, who was riding on the right side of the road, crashed into the truck and fell.

 The couple was taken to a hospital, where Chavan was declared dead on arrival, while Pranati, who had sustained minor injuries, was given first aid and discharged.

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