Delhi: Car rams into US Embassy wall, cop killed

The incident occurred at 10 am on Friday. Police are probing whether the accused was drunk at the time of accident.

A car rammed into a wall near the US Embassy in Delhi. (Representative photo: PTI)

A car rammed into a wall near the Embassy of United States in New Delhi on Friday, at 10 am. The accident resulted in the death of police officer who was on duty near the gate of the Embassy.

The driver of the car has been identified as 41-year-old Siddharth Bhagat who is an Assistant Professor in Rajasthan University, Jaipur. The deceased has been identified as Lal Man Singh Sisodia, who was an Assistant Sub-Inspector of PCR unit which was on duty at the time of the accident.

“Sisodiya, who was on duty near a gate of the US Embassy, died in the accident,” said Deepak Yadav, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi).

A case has been registered at Chanakyapuri police station. Further investigation in this matter is on, he said, adding that they were probing if Bhagat was drunk.

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