Mangalore, Sep 17, 2014: A traffic policeman lost his life and his colleague was injured when the motorcycle they were traveling on was dashed by a car on Wednesday morning. The incident happened when the policemen attached to Kadri station were on their way back to Thokkottu.
The deceased, 42-year-old Bhaskar, was riding pillion on the two-wheeler driven by Ashwini Kumar, who were traveling towards Thokkottu, a speeding car moving from Manjeshwar to Pumpwell rammed into their bike in front of Indiana Hospital,near Pumpwell circle.
Ashwin who suffered injuries has been admitted to hospital.Eyewitnesses said that the car, besides being at a high speed, was also moving on the wrong side. It is learnt that the police have arrested the person who was driving the car. His identity is not yet known.
Bhasker was working in the Traffic East Police station. He is survived by wife and two children.
Kankanady police have registered a case.