Truck turns turtle as driver tries to flee scene after hitting three; 2 dead
A 34-year-old truck driver, fleeing after allegedly hitting three persons and killing one of them, died after his vehicle overturned a few metres away from the accident spot in northwest Delhi's Mukundpur on Wednesday, police said.
On getting information about an accident in Mukundpur at 2.05 pm, a police team rushed to the spot, police said.
Locals raised an alarm and fearing the consequences, the driver fled the spot towards Azadpur. At Mukundpur flyover, his vehicle overturned following which the driver died, the officer said.
The two were rushed to Babu Jagjivan Ram Hospital where the driver, Rajan, was declared brought dead while Shikha also succumbed to injuries, the officer added.
Umesh is being treated for his injuries while Kanchan (17) was shifted to Trauma Centre where she is currently undergoing treatment, the DCP said.
A case has been registered in connection with the incident at Bhalswa Dairy police station, Khan said.
The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, police said, adding further investigation is underway.
Umesh works as a helper in a tractor-trolley at Mukundpur chowk, they said.
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