New Delhi: Sanket Kaushik, the ACP of the Delhi Police’s Traffic unit was killed last night after being hit by a speeding vehicle near Rajokri flyover in the national capital. The mishap took place while Kaushik was on duty and regulating vehicular movement near the flyover Also Read - Delhi Records 8,500 Fresh Covid Cases, Positivity Rate Dips to 12%: Kejriwal

He was rushed to AIIMS trauma centre, where he was declared brought dead by doctors, a senior police officer said. Also Read - SC Directs Delhi, Haryana, UP to Provide Dry Ration, Transport to Stranded Migrants During Lockdown

The accused, driver of the Tata 407 fled the spot after the accident and efforts are on to trace him. Also Read - Delhi Records 13,287 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, Death Toll Falls To 300; Positivity Rate Stands At 17.03 Per Cent

A senior police officer, while speaking to reporters informed that the accident occurred at around 8 PM.

Earlier this month, a 51-year-old assistant sub-inspector(ASI) of Delhi Police was killed after a speeding car hit him near the United States embassy. The car was allegedly driven by an assistant professor of Rajasthan University. The deceased was identified as Lal Man Singh Sisodia.