Speeding truck runs over people sleeping on central verge in Delhi, 4 dead

Two persons were killed on the spot, one person was declared brought dead at the hospital and another person succumbed during treatment.

Asian News International September 21, 2022 11:35:06 IST
Speeding truck runs over people sleeping on central verge in Delhi, 4 dead

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New Delhi: At least four men who were sleeping on a divider in Delhi were killed while two others sustained major injuries after a speeding truck ran over them near Seemapuri of New Delhi in the wee hours of Wednesday.

The incident was reported to police around 2 am. Cops said the truck was crossing the Delhi Transport Corporation Depot traffic light at Seemapuri.

“Unknown truck while crossing DTC Depot redlight and going towards DLF T- point, negligently mowed six persons sleeping on the road divider,” police official told ANI.

While two persons were killed on the spot, one person was declared brought dead at the hospital and another person succumbed during treatment.

The deceased have been identified as Kareem (52), Chotte Khans (25), Shah Alam (38) and Rahul (45), while those injured included 16-year-old Manish and 30-year-old Pradeep.

“Several teams have been formed to trace the vehicle involved. A case has been registered under appropriate sections,” said the police.

Further investigation into the matter is underway.

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