Auto driver killed as his vehicle ramms into truck
New Delhi: In a road accident, an auto rickshaw driver was killed after his vehicle rammed into a truck and the iron rods protruding from it pierced through his body in south east Delhi.
The tail lights of the truck were not on which resulted in the accident.
According to police, the incident took place on Wednesday at around 4.30 am on Nizamuddin Bridge.
The truck was moving ahead of the auto rickshaw.
The deceased who was identified as Naresh Kumar (40) could not see the protruding rods and they pierced through the auto rickshaw and his body, killing him on the spot, the police said.
A PCR call was made and the victim was rushed to the hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Kumar was going towards Noida with a couple of passengers who also suffered minor injuries.
Police have started their investigation and launched a manhunt to nab the accused.
One more accident was reported from Mehrauli area where a mechanic was hit by a tractor.
The victim has been identified as Rakesh.