Pedestrian dies as truck rams into shop in Lalru
LALRU: One person was crushed to death while an engineering student sustained severe injuries after a truck rammed into a grocery shop in Malakpur village on the Lalru-Handesra road on Monday.
The injured student, Satyanshu, has been shifted to the PGI, Chandigarh, where his condition is stated to be critical. The driver fled the scene after the incident.
According to reports, the truck driver lost control over the vehicle at a sharp curve in the village. He then rammed the truck into the roadside grocery shop before hitting a pedestrian and a student.
The pedestrian, who was run over by the truck, died on the spot.
The police have sent the body for a post-mortem examination and have started investigations to register the case.
The truck that rammed into a grocery shop near Lalru on Monday.