Bopodi Hit-and-Run: Policeman Killed After Speeding Car Hits Patrol Bike

One police officer died on the spot, while the other was seriously injured. He is receiving treatment at a private hospital in Pune.
Bopodi Hit and Run Accident Spot
Bopodi Hit and Run Accident Spot

Pune: A policeman on duty was killed on the spot, and another injured, after their patrol bike was hit by a speeding Innova Car at the underpass near Harris Bridge in Bopodi area on the old Pune-Mumbai Highway on Sunday (July 7) late night. The suspect driver fled the scene after the crash. Police are actively searching for the suspect.

The deceased policeman has been identified as Samadhan Koli while the injured policeman is identifed as Sanjog Shinde. The duo were posted at Khadki police station.

Following a recent Porsche car accident in Kalyani Nagar and a hit-and-run case in Mumbai's Worli that resulted in a woman's death, Pune has now witnessed a shocking hit-and-run incident in the Bopodi area.

The rise in hit-and-run cases in Pune has sparked concern among the city's residents about their safety. The incident has unsettled the police force, and there are calls for a swift investigation. Authorities are urging Pune's citizens to adhere to traffic rules to ensure safety.

According to preliminary information received, two policemen were patrolling in Bopodi area on Sunday night on the old Pune-Mumbai highway. The motorcycle of the beat marshal was struck by a speeding Innova car late Sunday night.

One police officer died on the spot, while the other was seriously injured. He is receiving treatment at a private hospital in Pune. This tragic event has caused deep sorrow within the police department.

Recently, in Mumbai's Worli, Mihir Shah, the son of a political leader, was involved in a hit-and-run case that resulted in a woman's death. In Latur accident case, a collision between a car and a motorcycle left the husband dead and the wife critically injured.

Ravi Gulange, the deceased, was a school teacher from Udgir. The accident happened near Malkapur on the Latur-Udgir highway.

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