Panaji: Three policemen sustained injuries as Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's convoy met with an accident in Panaji, the police said on Wednesday. The accident reportedly took place on Tuesday night and the Chief Minister has been learnt to be safe.
According to the police, the accident took place when one private vehicle entered a no-entry zone and hit the pilot jeep of the convoy under the twin Mandovi bridges. Police Inspector Rajendra Prabhudesai said that the accident occurred at 11:35 pm, in which three policemen,
including a driver of pilot vehicle, were injured.
The three injured cops - police pilot jeep driver Gajanan Shirodkar, head constable Umakant Dhavaskar and wireless operator Dyaneshwar Palyekar were admitted to Goa Medical College and Hospital and have been discharged.
Police stated that Parrikar was in the second vehicle followed by an escort car, when the incident took place. "The private jeep came from the opposite direction in no-entry zone and was about to hit the chief minister's car when the pilot car took the hit on itself," police officials said on Wednesday.


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