Indore : A 23-year-old wife of a policeman was killed while his brother was injured after a recklessly driven truck hit them in Juni Indore police station area on Friday late night. The truck driver fled from the spot after the incident.

Investigating officer and sub inspector Salman Qureshi said the incident took place at 11 pm near collector office. Deceased has been identified as Khushbu Bhadoriya, a resident of Agrawal Nagar. She along with brother-in-law Sanjay were on way. Her husband Bhupendra Bhadoriya and his friend were on another bike. They were going ahead of Khushbu when a speeding truck came from back side and hit Sanjay’s bike after which Sanjay fell on a side while Khushbu came under truck wheel. She received severe injuries.

The passersby informed the police and rushed Khushbu to the hospital but she could not be saved. Sanjay received critical injury. Bhupendra, a traffic police constable, is posted in the city. He married Khushbu four months back.

The CCTV cameras at the spot are being examined to trace the truck number. A case has been registered against truck driver and the investigation is on. Khushbu’s body was handed over to family after post- mortem.

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