Nagpur: A 16-year old girl was crushed to death by a speeding truck near Pardi Square here on Thursday evening. In another incident, a 55-year old man was also killed when the motorcycle he was riding was hit by an unidentified vehicle in Kalamna area.
In the first incident, Mayuri Sanjay Raut (16), resident of Plot No. 48, Baradwari, Kapsi Khurd, was cycling towards Pardi Square around 4.45 pm on Thursday. As she near the square, a rashly driven truck (CG-04/DC 8436) hit her cycle. Mayuri was hurled in the air and crashed on the road. Even before she could recover and move aside, the speeding truck crushed her to death.
Kalamna PSI More, based on a complaint lodged by her father Sanjay Sambhaji Raut (40), booked the truck driver Shankar Janrao Sidam (37) of Kapsi Khurd under Sections 279, 304(A) of the IPC and placed him under arrest.
A Vrundavan Nagar resident Pramod Jairam Nikhare (55) was going on his motorcycle (MH-31/DW 6950) at about 6 pm on Thursday. When he reached near Umiya Dham on Bhandara Road, an unidentified vehicle having registration number MH-40/N 2527 hit his bike and sped away. The impact left Pramod grievously injured and he died on the spot.
Kalamna PSI More has registered a case against the unidentified driver of the vehicle under Sections 279, 304(A) of the IPC and searching him on the basis of the registration number.