Kottarakara : In a bizarre mishap, a policeman was killed when a lorry lost control and ran into a group of policeman who were conducting rescue operations after a road accident. The deceased is driver Vipin of the Police Control Unit. SI Venugopal from the Police Control unit and ASI Ashokan sustained injuries in the accident. Their injuries are reported to be minor.
The accident happened on MC Road on Sunday morning. On Saturday night, there was an accident where a car hit an electric post and the police team have reached the spot to assess the situation and rescue those people, a lorry coming from MC Road in high speed plunged into them. The speeding lorry hit the damaged car and then ran into the policemen.
The injured policemen have been taken to the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College hospital . Vipin died at the hospital. Police have detained the lorry and booked a murder charge against the lorry driver.