Published On : Tue, Apr 30th, 2019

Brahmapuri PI Makeshwar, 3 other cops injured seriously as truck rams police van

Nagpur: Brahmapuri Police Inspector Pramod Makeshwar and his three colleagues were injured seriously when the patrol van they were travelling in was hit by a speeding truck at midnight of Tuesday, April 30.

The Police Inspector Makeshwar and three other personnel were on patrol duty and were travelling in a police van on Monday night. Around 12.30 am, as they reached near Polytechnic College, a rashly driven truck rammed their van with forceful impact. The impact was so great that the front portion of the police vehicle was smashed severely. The PI and three other cops were lying on road with serious injuries. Luckily, a journalist Prashant Dange and his wife Prof Saroj Dange were coming to Brahmapuri from Nagbhid in their car. They noticed the injured policemen and started helping them. The Dange couple informed Brahmapuri Police Station about the mishap and also stopped a private vehicle for taking the injured PI Makeshwar and his two of the three colleagues to Nagpur’s Orange City Hospital. Later the staff from police station along with a vehicle reached the spot and shifted the other injured people to Christanand Hospital in Brahmapuri.