PATNA: Five policemen were killed and a few others wounded after a speeding truck ploughed through a group of policemen conducting searches in a car shortly past midnight.
The incident took place near Akuraha village in Muzaffarpur district late Sunday night.
According to witnesses, the policemen were searching a car past midnight on the suspicion of carrying liquor when a speeding truck hit the car hard from behind before crushing five cops.
The collision was so powerful that the car flew in the air and was then flung 40 feet away.
The driver and cleaner of the truck managed to flee the scene after the incident.