Woman killed, 2 hurt as truck rams into scooty
NEW DELHI: A-21-year-old woman riding pillion on a Scooty was killed after being hit by a truck in South-west Najafgarh area on Thursday morning. Meanwhile her husband and two –year-old daughter-was escaped with minor injuries.
The passerby however gave a chase and caught the errant truck driver and handed him over to the police.
Police said that the deceased woman has been identified as Nisha, a resident of the same locality. Her husband Rajesh and daughter have been discharged from the hospital after first aid.
The incident took place near Najafgarh Mandi when the couple along with their daughter was going home on a Scooty. In between, a truck driver while overtaking to other vehicles, hit the Scooty from behind. The husband who was driving the scooty could nit balance the vehicle after te impact abd all three of them fell on the road. The woman was crushed under the wheels of the truck.
Her husband Rajesh and his daughter escaped alive with minor injuries.Police have sent the body for autopsy and a case under appropriate sections have been registered against the driver idnetified as Ram Kishor at Najafgarh police station.
Police have seized the truck for further investigation and have sent the accused driver Ram Kishor to judicial custody.