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Uttar Pradesh: Speeding truck goes on rampage, kills two youths, injures four

Tahir (26) and Sripal (24) were riding a motorcycle when a speeding truck hit them and injured four others, who were out on a morning walk, before overturning into a roadside ditch, SSP Ashok Kumar Tripathi said.

By: PTI | Badaun |
October 2, 2019 1:43:02 pm
uttar pradesh's badaun, badaun truck accident, bareilly hospital, india news, indian express The truck driver fled the spot leaving the vehicle behind, the SSP said.

Two youths were killed and four others injured when a speeding truck hit them near Singthara village under Wazirganj police station on Wednesday morning, police said.

Tahir (26) and Sripal (24) were riding a motorcycle when a speeding truck hit them and injured four others, who were out on a morning walk, before overturning into a roadside ditch, SSP Ashok Kumar Tripathi said.

Both died on the spot, the SSP said, adding that the injured have been referred to the Bareilly hospital in a serious condition.

The truck driver fled the spot leaving the vehicle behind, the SSP said.

Angered by the incident, the locals staged a sit-in on the main road disrupting traffic.

Senior officials rushed to the spot and pacified them to clear the road.

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