Police said that a 49-year-old police constable died after being hit by a truck in neighboring Navi Mumbai Colony.
Senior police inspector Dinkar Mohite said the accident occurred in Belapur’s Sector 5 on Saturday night when the truck hit a two-wheeler of Constable Sudhakar Laxman Bua when he was on his way to his house in Panvel.
“The constable was rushed to a hospital in Navi Mumbai where doctors declared him dead,” the official said. The victim was attached to Trombay police station, he said
The truck driver, Santosh Kumar Yadav (39), who was going to Hyderabad from Vashi, surrendered to the police saying that the accused was not found to be intoxicated.
The officer said the accused have been arrested under various Indian Penal Code sections, including 304-A (death due to negligence), and provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act.