Constable injured after speeding cabbie rams into his bike near Ghatkopar

Constable injured after speeding cabbie rams into his bike near Ghatkopar
Constable Pramod Devkhude sustained critical injuries after the cab driver, Amir Shaikh, rammed into his bike in Ghatkopar (screengrab from the CCTV footage)

A police constable attached to Versova police station sustained critical injuries after being hit by a cab driver in Ghatkopar during the wee hours of Wednesday.

According to preliminary information, constable Pramod Devkhude was travelling to Pant Nagar police quarters in Ghatkopar (East) on his two-wheeler when he was hit by the vehicle.

The impact of the speeding cab hitting the bike caused the 38-year-old to crash on the vehicle’s hood and later fall on the pavement.

While the constable was rushed to a nearby hospital with the help of local residents, the driver of the car was taken into custody.

The driver, affiliated with a ride-hailing company, has been reportedly identified as Amir Shaikh (20). He has been arrested and booked for rash driving.

Devkhude, meanwhile, sustained serious injuries in the mishap and is still under treatment. Details about his present condition are awaited.

Earlier this week, an Ola cab overturned on the busy Western Express Highway near Jogeshwari, leaving three persons injured.

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