An Uttar Pradesh Police sub-inspector was killed and a constable seriously injured after a mini-truck rammed into their motorcycle and they were run over by a car, officials said on Saturday.
The incident took place at the Nagaria turn in Jalalabad police station area, the police officials said.
Superintendent of Police (SP) S Anand said Sub-Inspector Pawan Singh (48) and Constable Manoj were patrolling on a motorcycle around 11 pm on Friday. They slowed down to avoid hitting some animals that had come on the road and their motorcycle was hit by a mini-truck coming from behind.
The two fell on the road and were run over by a car. They were rushed to a hospital where Singh succumbed to his injuries, the SP said.
The drivers of the mini-truck and the car fled but both vehicles have been seized, Anand said. The body has been sent for a post-mortem examination, he said.