New Delhi: A 51-year-old assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Delhi Police was killed on Friday when a speeding car hit him before ramming into a wall near the US Embassy here, officials said.Also Read - 16-year-old Delhi Girl Hacked to Death by Stalker After he Was Slapped by Her Father

The deceased has been identified as Lal Man Singh Sisodiya, they said. Also Read - Delhi Woman Strangled 11-Month-Old Son After Fight With Husband: Police

The car was being driven by Siddharth Bhagat (41), an assistant professor in University of Rajasthan, police said, adding that he has been arrested. Also Read - Four Held For Robbing Rs 2.37 Lakh From Cash Collection Agent Using Toy Gun in South Delhi

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.