Published On : Fri, Sep 26th, 2014

Speeding truck knocks man dead in Nandanvan

Nagpur: An unknown was knocked dead by a recklessly driven Tata truck on Thursday evening under the jurisdiction of Nandanvan police station.

According to the eye-witnesses, an unidentified person was crossing Anmol Nagar Ring Road when a speeding Tata truck bearing number MH 31 CQ 7204 hit that person from behind. The man fell unconscious with the impact of the accident. Ganesh Chintaman Chakre, aged 51, who was repairing his truck nearby witnessed the accident and immediately rushed to help the man. He gathered other onlookers and took the man to Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital for treatment. But doctors declared him dead after preliminary examination. Meanwhile, Nandanvan police were informed about the incident.

On the basis of the complaint lodged by Ganesh, cops have registered an offence under Sections 279, 304 (a) of the IPC and booked the truck driver.