Traffic constable killed in road accident in Navi Mumbai

Sep 05, 2018, 16:28 IST | mid-day online desk

The traffic constable was rushed to a government-run hospital in rural Panvel where he was declared dead before admission. Police are yet to identify the vehicle that mowed down the constable

Traffic constable killed in road accident in Navi Mumbai
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In a tragic incident, a 30-year-old traffic police constable died after he was run over by a vehicle in Taloja area in Navi Mumbai, around 50 kms from Mumbai on Wednesday. According to a police official, the incident occurred at Nitalsar Phata (diversion) when the constable Atul Gagare was returning to the beat outpost after clearing a traffic congestion at around 5 am

The incident was reported by some rickshaw drivers to the Taloja traffic police. Gagare was rushed to a government-run hospital in rural Panvel where he was declared dead before admission. Police are yet to identify the vehicle that mowed down the constable.

A case has been registered against an unidentified.

Edited by mid-day online desk with inputs from PTI

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