Head constable killed after speeding car hits his bike on GST road

 thehindu.com  11/10/2019 09:03:50  2

A 45-year-old head constable died in an accident on his birthday after a speeding car hit his bike during the early hours of Sunday in suburban Chennai.

Police said, the victim V.P. Rameshs daughters had asked him to cut a cake on his birthday. Around midnight he left the Selaiyur police station and was heading home. When Ramesh was coming out of a petrol bunk around 12.30 a.m., a car hit his bike, killing him on the spot.

The Chromepet Traffic Investigation police registered a case and sent his body to Chromepet Government Hospital for post-mortem.

Police nabbed the car driver Aditya, 20, an engineering college student, for negligent driving. Further investigation is on.

Police said Ramesh, a 1997 batch personnel from Salem, was working at the Selaiyur station. He is survived by wife Sumathi and children Gayathri, Monish and Keerthana.

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