Special Correspondent

MADURAI: A policeman attached to the Madurai Rural district (Armed Reserve) police was killed in a road accident on Wednesday.

Police said that when Kasilingam (36) of Theni district was going in his two-wheeler near Periyar bus stand, he was allegedly run over by a city bus.

Fatal run

It is suspected that the victim might have applied the brakes to avoid a collision with another vehicle and in the process could have fallen which ended in a fatal run by the bus.

The body was removed from the scene to the Government Rajaji Hospital for post-mortem. Thideer Nagar police are investigating.