Ludhiana: Hit by car, traffic policeman clings to bonnet
An underage driver of a Mercedes car allegedly tried to run over a traffic policeman, forcing the latter to jump onto its bonnet to save himself.
The incident took place at Hero Bakery Chowk, in Ludhiana.
The policeman suffered minor head injuries and was admitted to a private hospital. The driver fled the scene after the incident. The police have impounded the car (PB-08-BL-0941) registered in the name of Rajesh Khaneja.
ADCP (Traffic) Sukhpal Singh Brar said, “The Home Guard on seeing the car driver jump the red light blocked its path. Instead of halting, the driver slowed down the car and tried to run him over. The policeman jumped onto the bonnet to save himself and stop the car, suffering minor head injuries.”
“There is no outer injury but we will conduct a detailed examination to check for any internal injuries,” he added.Inspector Jatinder Kumar, SHO of police division 5, said an ASI visited the hospital.