Sekar (45), a police constable, who was riding pillion on a Green Brigade motorcycle driven by another policeman Prabhu was fatally knocked down by a speeding parcel van coming from behind at Thottalam on the Chennai-Bangalore National Highway in Ambur taluk police station limits on Thursday afternoon.

According to the police, Prabhu who was wearing a helmet escaped unhurt while Sekar who was without a helmet was brought dead to the CMC Hospital, Vellore.

Riding pillion, he was not wearing

a helmet

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