October 2, 2019 1:43:02 pm
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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