Pedes­trian dies as truck rams into shop in Lalru

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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.

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