In separate cases of hit-and-run near Gurugram, two killed, one injured by speeding trucks

A 36-year-old motorcyclist from Jharsa was killed after his motorcycle was allegedly hit by a truck on a single lane road near Jamalpur Chowk in Bilaspur on Thursday afternoon. Police said the victim was on his way from his house in Prem Puri, Jharsa, to Pataudi to meet a relative near a shrine.

ASI Ashok Kumar, Bilaspur police station, said the incident took place around 1.10pm.

“The victim’s relative was waiting to meet him at a shrine near the chowk. A truck, which had a Haryana registration number, allegedly hit his motorcycle from behind. Some passersby called on the last dialled number on his phone and his relative, who was close to the spot, arrived and rushed him to a nearby hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival,” said Kumar. A case was registered against the unidentified truck driver for rash driving and causing death by negligence on Thursday.

In another incident, a man in his thirties was killed, while his 30-year-old friend sustained a leg injury after a truck allegedly hit them near Kherki Daula toll plaza on Wednesday night.

The victim, Prakash Mandal, and his friend, Jitender, were coming from Hero Honda Chowk to their rented accommodation in Narsinghpur village and had just de-boarded an auto rickshaw.

In the complaint, Jitender said, “We were walking towards a service road near the flyover when a truck hit my friend. I also sustained a leg injury.” A case was registered against the accused person(s) under relevant sections of the IPC.

First Published:
Mar 16, 2019 01:05 IST

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