Nagpur: In a freak road accident, a middle-aged man was killed as the two-wheeler he was riding crashed onto a truck from rear side. The truck driver suddenly applied brakes in the middle of the road and the two-wheeler coming from behind rammed the stationary truck. The incident took place in Kalamna area on Friday afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as Sheikh Aziz (50), resident of Hasanbagh. Sheikh Aziz was returning to Nagpur from Bhandara on his two-wheeler (MH-31/CE 3508) around 12.15 pm on Friday. As he neared HP Petrol Pump at Kapsi Bujurg, a truck (MH-40/AK 5143) came to a screeching halt as the driver Abid Ali applied brakes forcefully. The sudden stopping of the truck caught Sheikh Aziz by surprise and he could not control his two-wheeler. The vehicle crashed onto the stationary truck with an impact leaving Sheikh Aziz seriously injured. He was rushed to Mayo Hospital but died during treatment.
Kalamna PSI Sonparate booked the Balaghat-based truck driver Abid Ali under relevant sections and arrested him.