Nagpur: A truck driver was killed and another injured when the two heavy vehicles collided head-on in Hudkeshwar area on late Tuesday night.
According to police, the accused driver of a truck (MH-40/Y 4786) named Niyamat (28), resident of Tajbagh, was taking his truck towards Hudkeshwar around 11.30 pm on Tuesday. While driving the truck recklessly, Niyamat rammed his speeding vehicle into another truck (MH-31/CB 8505) head-on. The forceful impact left both the truck drivers critically injured. However, Niyamat succumbed to his injuries on the spot while the other truck driver was rushed to the GMCH where he is reportedly battling for life.
The Hudkeshwar API H R Madavi has registered a case against the accused Niyamat under Sections 279, 304(A), 338 of IPC and probing the matter further.