Nagpur: A speeding water tanker crushed a motorcyclist to death and injured the pillion rider in a road accident that took place near Electronic Zone Square in MIDC area on late Wednesday night. The driver of the killer vehicle has been arrested.
The complainant Naresh alias Shriram Milan Pandey (35), resident of Amar Nagar, MIDC, was going pillion on the Passion motorcycle (MH-35/C 8562) of deceased Narendra Bhaudas Meshram (31) of MIDC. Both the riders were going towards Amar Nagar around 10.15 pm on Wednesday. When the duo reached near Electronic Zone Square in MIDC area, a recklessly driven water tanker (MH-31/M 7177) rammed the motorcycle. As a result, Naresh and Narendra fell on the road. However, Narendra was run over by the speeding water tanker and died on the spot. Naresh too suffered injuries in the mishap.
MIDC PSI Bhagat registered a case against the unidentified driver under Sections 279, 304(A), 337 of IPC read with Sections 134, 177, 184 of Motor Vehicles Act and arrested him.