38-yr-old man crushed by speed­ing truck

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - TIMES CITY -

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.

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