Hit-and-Run Incident Shakes Pune Again: One Police Officer Killed, Another Critically Injured

Hit-and-Run Incident Shakes Pune Again: One Police Officer Killed, Another Critically Injured

Hit-and-Run Incident Shakes Pune Again: One Police Officer Killed, Another Critically Injured

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A high-speed car struck two police officers on patrol duty in Pune, leading to the death of one officer and critical injuries to another.

Pune: In a tragic incident that occurred under the Harris Bridge underpass in the Bopodi area on the old Pune-Mumbai highway. A speeding car struck two police officers on patrol duty around 1:30 AM on Sunday night. The accident resulted in the death of one officer and left another critically injured. The injured officer is currently receiving treatment at Ruby Hall Clinic. The driver of the car fled the scene after the accident. Search operation is underway to locate him.

The officers involved in the incident were identified as Sanjog Shinde and police constable Samadhan Koli from the Khadki Police Station. The collision occurred at Bopodi Chowk, where the unknown vehicle hit the officers with great force. Constable Koli succumbed to his injuries on the spot, while Sanjog Shinde was critically injured and rushed to Ruby Hall Clinic for medical attention.

Following the incident, Police Commissioner visited Ruby Hall Clinic to check on the injured officer. Senior officials quickly responded to the scene upon receiving information about the accident.

This hit-and-run comes on the heels of another recent incident where police officers and staff in the Faraskhana Traffic Department were targeted. This has led to fear and concern among the police force. 

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