Five policemen were injured when a speeding car hit them near Khel Gaon on National Highway-24 on Thursday.

The policemen were carrying out routine vehicle check putting up barricades when a speeding car coming from the direction of Nizamuddin hit them. The car also hit the barricades and the motorcycles of the policemen before climbing onto the pavement and coming to a halt.

The injured are identified as head constables Sunder Lal and Manoj, constables Shishpal and Avnish and Delhi Home Guards constable Sahab Singh.

The driver, Sunil Sharma (27), has been arrested.

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