4 killed as speeding truck overturns in Noida

Four persons were killed and two injured when a truck carrying steel products overturned in Noida Phase 2 on Wednesday morning.

Written by Express News Service | Noida | Published: April 11, 2013 12:37 am

Four persons were killed and two injured when a truck carrying steel products overturned in Noida Phase 2 on Wednesday morning.

Police said Guddu,Vishal,Mustaqin and Suraj were killed in the accident,which happened near Kulasera chowk. The injured were identified as Azad and Sharad Kumar. The six were pedestrians.

“The 10-tyre carrier was carrying steel products from Delhi to Dadri. Eyewitnesses told us that the truck was being driven at high speed. While negotiating a turn,the front left tyre of the truck burst and because of momentum and the weight of the goods,it overturned. The truck was carrying 4,460 kg of supplies,” a senior officer said.

“Guddu,Vishal and Suraj were employed with the Thompson Press India. They were crushed by the truck and the goods that rolled out of the truck,” the officer said.

The driver of the vehicle,Amir Ali,has been arrested. “We have charged for rash and negligent driving,” a senior officer said.

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