WATCH: Surveillance footage shows traffic cop killed by speeding vehicle

Surveillance cameras captured the moment when a traffic police officer was hit head-on by a speeding vehicle at a checkpoint in central China on Thursday (July 27), state media reported. 

State broadcaster CCTV showed surveillance footage of the officer being thrown several meters by the oncoming vehicle in Xiaogan city of Hubei province. 

The checkpoint was performing random breathalyzer tests on drivers. 

CCTV said the officer died from his injuries at a local hospital later that evening. 

The suspect was caught on Friday (July 28) morning, CCTV said. 

The case is still under investigation.

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