Nagpur: A 28-YEAR-OLD man was killed when a speeding truck hit a motorcycle on which he was travelling near Seloo village in Kalmeshwar police station area. The deceased was identified as Nilkanth Santosh Chamlate (68), a resident of Seloo.
According to police, the accident occurred on Monday at 3.15 pm when Chamlate and Prafulla Dashrath Rangari (28), a resident of Seloo, were heading towards Nagpur on a motorcycle. A speeding truck came behind and hit the motorcycle.
Chamlate and Rangari fell on the road and sustained grievous injuries. Chamlate received serious head injuries in the mishap, police said. He was admitted to hospital at Kalmeshwar where she succumbed to the injuries.
An offence under Sections 279, 304 (a) of Indian Penal Code read with Sections 184, 134/177 of Motor Vehicle Act was registered by Kalmeshwar police against the truck driver who escaped from the spot after the accident. Further investigation is on.