38-yr-old man crushed by speeding truck
New Delhi: A 38-year-old man was mowed down by a speeding truck near Tis Hazari court on Saturday. The victim was on his way to Nigambodh Ghat to attend the final rites of a relative when the accident happened.
Senior police officers said that the victim has been identified as Prabhat Srivastav and a case of dangerous driving and causing death due to negligence has been registered for further investigation. The errant driver, Zia ul Haq, tried to flee from the spot but was chased by traffic cops and arrested.
Srivastav had come under the wheels as the truck driver tried to flee. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead.