Three policemen and another
were escorting Madhya Pradesh Assembly's Deputy Speaker in
injuries in the mishap, Balaghat's Superintendent of Police A
The accident took place near Saleteka village at 12.30
constituency Lanjhi in Balgahat in a car while the security
men were in another four-wheeler behind her vehicle, he said.
The Congress MLA escaped unhurt as her driver turned
the car towards a field when he saw the trawler-truck speeding
straight towards their vehicle from the opposite direction, he
was moving behind the car and then overturned, he said.
Three policemen and the escort vehicle's driver died
on the spot. The seriously injured constable was referred to a
hospital in Nagpur district of Maharashtra for treatment, the
The deceased were identified as sub-inspector
Harshwardhan Solanki (30), head constable Hamid Sheikh (50),
constable Rahul Kolare (26) and driver Sachin (22), he said.
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