Tiruchirapalli

Woman dies after hit by police vehicle

A 60-year-old woman died of head injury she sustained after being knocked down by a police vehicle near Viralimalai check post in Pudukottai district on Friday.

The victim, C. Sittammal of Vadaku Mothapatti, was crossing the road when the police vehicle driven by constable Selva Dinesh attached to Armed Reserve Police of Pudukottai knocked down the woman. The woman succumbed at Viralimalai Government Hospital. The vehicle was being used by Inspector of Police, Iluppur. Viralimalai police are investigating.

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