Jaipur, Jan 30 (PTI) A 45-year-old police constable was killed and a home guard jawan injured when a the motorcycle which they were riding on was hit by speeding tanker on the JLN Marg here during the wee hours today. Also Read - Rajasthan: 29.65 Per Cent Voter Turnout For 12 LS Seats Recorded Till 11 AM

The mishap took place around 2.30 am when the duo was travelling on the two-wheeler during night patrolling and were hit by the tanker, police said. Also Read - Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Alwar, Bharatpur, Karauli-Dholpur, Dausa, Nagaur Seats Polling Dates And Other Details

They were rushed to a hospital where the constable Sukhchand, a resident of Todabhim in Dausa district, was declared dead while the jawan Meghraj is stated to be in a critical condition. Also Read - Blockades continue as Gujjar quota stir enters 5th day

The constable was posted with Jawahar circle police station. The body has been handed over to the family members after postmortem, police said, adding that the tanker fled from the spot and a hunt is on for him.

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