A young girl was run over by an unidentified truck while the pillion rider had a narrow escape. The freak accident took place at Chhindwada Road on Wednesday.
According to details, Sitabuldi resident Manoj Krishnakumar Yadav (28) was riding pillion with his friend Vaishali Channe (25), a native of Saunsar on Wednesday at 9 pm on her Activa (MP 28 SA 1903). The duo was heading towards Nagpur. In front of Eden Garden Hotel, Chhindwada Road, an unidentified and recklessly driven truck hit Vaishali’s vehicle from rear. Vaishali was thrown under the truck with the impact of the accident while Manoj fell on the side, thus, having a narrow escape.
Vaishali was killed on the spot while the truck driver fled away from the spot fearing police arrest. Passersby rushed to help the injured and informed Koradi police. Cops immediately reached the spot and performed Panchanama. Vaishali’s body was sent to Government Hospital for post mortem by Manoj was given medical attention.
On the basis of the statement given by Manoj, Koradi police have registered an offence under Sections 279, 304 (a) read with Sub Sections 134 and 177 of the Motor Vehicle Act.