In a horrifying incident, an overspeeding car runs over a motorway policeman near Peshawar toll plaza after a motorway police officer signaled the driver to pull over.
A CCTV footage surfaced on the Internet on Thursday in which the motorway police officer could be seen asking the driver to stop his car. However, in an attempt to flee and avoid challan, the man kept overspeeding the car and runs it over the policeman hitting him near peshawar.
According to the National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) spokesperson, the motorway police also asked the driver to stop his car near Mardan but he refused to stop and ran away. In addition to this, sources revealed that the vehicle was going from Islamabad to Peshawar.
Check out the CCTV footage!
WARNING: Some viewers may find the content of this video disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised.
The motorway cop was shifted to LRH hospital and is said to be in critical condition. Meanwhile, the driver has been arrested by Chamkani police. According to the details, the accused is a resident of Islamabad.
The accused claimed the accident took place due to brake failure. According to the information received from the Motorway Police Control, the vehicle was traveling at a speed of 160 km per hour, reported Dunya News. The Peshawar Interchange was informed where the accident took place while trying to stop.
From time to time, such incidents come up front on social media creating a chaotic prospect among the awaam. In a similar incident last year, a man in Karachi’s Gulberg misbehave with on-duty traffic police officials. The police officers tried to his vehicle over violation of traffic rules.
Instead of stopping his vehicle, the man tried to escape by running down the traffic police officials. One officer even tried to stop him by taking out his car keys. The residents of the area were able to catch the man. Fortunately, none of the traffic police officials got an injury during the incident.
Unfortunately, despite having a video of the former member Balochistan Assembly Abdul Majeed Khan Achakzai in the Quetta traffic warden hit-and-run case, he was set free. Achakzai was arrested in June 2017, days after his speeding vehicle ran over traffic warden Haji Attaullah at Quetta’s GPO Chowk.
Video of the incident made rounds on social media. In fact, even the warden lost his life at the hospital after suffering from serious injuries. A cyclist, Abdul Ghafoor Baloch was also injured by Achakzai’s vehicle. Nonetheless, the court claimed to have not found any evidence against the former MPA.
What do you think of this story? Let us know in the comments section below.