Published On : Tue, Oct 29th, 2013

Speeding truck kills 3-year-old girl riding pillion, injured father

Nagpur News : A 3-year-old girl riding pillion on her father bicycle died after a rashly driven truck knocked down their cycle a Pardi on Bhandara Road on Tuesday afternoon.

Bhalchandra Belsare, 33, suffered serious injuries while his daughter Shraddha succumbed to her injuries on the spot.

Belsare, a vegetable vendor, has been undergoing treatment at a nearby private hospital. Kalamna police has registered a case of negligent driving causing death against the accused driver of the truck having registration number MH31 AP570. Police informed that the truck driver left the vehicle and fled the spot.

Police said that Belsare was heading home with her daughter when the speeding truck knocked down the cycle. Shraddha, riding pillion, came under the rear wheels of the truck while Belsare, who lose balance fell on the other side. Search for the accused driver is underway.