Trying to cross road, disabled man crushed to death by truck
New Delhi: A physically disabled man died after his leg was crushed by truck in north Delhi's civil lines area on Sunday. The investigating agency said that the incident took when he was trying to cross the road to have tea.
The deceased has not been identified yet as there were no identification documents with him at the time. The law enforcement agency is making an all-out effort to trace the identity of the dead man. The police claimed that the initial probe suggests the man stayed at a local homeless shelter.
The police also arrested the truck driver. The accused in the case was detained by the complainant who witnessed the incident. The incident took place around 5 AM. The deceased was trying to cross the road when the truck driver reversed the vehicle and the disabled man's leg got stuck under the rear wheels.