One More Hit-and-Run Incident in Pune Claims Policeman’s Life and Leaves Another Injured

Hit-and-Run Incident

Pune: In a heart-wrenching incident reminiscent of the recent Porsche car accident in Pune, another hit-and-run case has emerged. Late on Sunday night, an unidentified vehicle struck two policemen near Bapodri on the old Pune-Mumbai highway. The impact was devastating: one officer lost his life, while the other sustained serious injuries.

Key Details:

  • Victims: The deceased policeman has been identified as Samadhan Koli, while the injured officer is PC Shinde.
  • Accident Time: The incident occurred around midnight on Sunday.
  • Immediate Response: Residents promptly alerted the police, who rushed to the scene.
  • Fleeing Driver: The driver of the vehicle fled the spot, prompting a search by law enforcement.
  • Beat Marshals: Sadhan Koli and PC Shinde were patrolling as beat marshals when the unknown vehicle collided with their two-wheeler.

Fatal Outcome:

  • On-the-Spot Fatality: Tragically, Samadhan Koli lost his life instantly due to the severity of the impact.
  • Serious Injuries: PC Shinde sustained critical injuries and was rushed to the hospital for urgent medical attention.
  • Post-Mortem and Investigation: Sadhan Koli’s body was sent for post-mortem examination, and a case has been registered against the unidentified driver.
Hit-and-Run Incident

The community is in shock, and the police are determined to apprehend the responsible party. Our thoughts go out to the families of the brave officers affected by this senseless tragedy.