Salem: A 45-year-old policeman was killed after a speeding government bus rammed his bike on the Salem-Yercaud ghat road here on Wednesday.The deceased was identified as Manickam, of Salem city.
The incident took place when he was on his way to the police station to report for duty.“When Manickam was travelling on the ghat road, a speeding government bus, which was heading to Salem from Yercaud, suddenly hit his bike.
He was a sub-inspector attached to Yercaud police station.
Police have registered a case and further investigation is on.
In the impact, he was thrown off the vehicle and succumbed to his head injuries on the spot,” a police officer said.Passersby immediately alerted the Yercaud police, who sent the body to the nearby government hospital for postmortem.
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