Speeding truck kills traffic policeman on Jammu-Srinagar highway

UDHAMPUR: A traffic policeman was killed after being hit by a speeding truck on Jammu-Srinagar highway in Udhampur district on Friday, police said.

“One @Traffic_hqrs cop succumbed to injuries after being seriously injured by a speeding truck at Thanda Padder, on NHW Bypass,” police said, in a tweet.

An official said that the truck has been seized and its driver arrested.

Giving details, he said that the accident took place at 8:30 am when the cop, identified as Nazir Ahmad of Seera Morh Lati, was hit by the truck (bearing registration number JK01AC 3440) while he was performing duty.

He succumbed as he was being shifted to District Hospital Udhampur for treatment.

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