A 73-year-old man was killed, and his 65-year-old spouse was injured when a truck travelling from Kundli to Ghaziabad allegedly broke the central divider of the Eastern Peripheral Expressway close to Muradnagar and hit sufferer’s car on the opposite facet of the expressway on Wednesday night.
The deceased man was recognized as Charan Singh, and his spouse as Kamlesh. In response to the criticism by Singh’s son, Munish Kumar, the household lives in Govindpuram, Ghaziabad. Kumar stated he was in his Honda Amaze car together with his mother and father seated in the again seats.
The household was on their method to Patiala, Punjab, and had arrived close to Rewri-Rewra village on the EPE round 5.45pm on Wednesday when a truck with a Nagaland registration quantity collided with a car on the opposite facet of the expressway.
“The truck was coming from Kundli to Ghaziabad and broke the central divider earlier than colliding with the again of our car. My father and mom have been in the rear seats, whereas my spouse and I have been in the entrance. My father was severely injured by the influence and died on the spot, whereas my mom was additionally injured. The truck driver fled the scene,” Munish Kumar stated in his criticism.
The Muradnagar police registered a primary info report below Indian Penal Code sections 279 (rash and negligent driving), 338 (inflicting grievous damage by act endangering life or private security of others), and 304a (inflicting loss of life by negligence) towards the truck driver.
“A trailer truck travelling from Kundli to Ghaziabad misplaced management close to the incident website.” It shattered the central divider and collided with a car on the opposite facet of the expressway,” stated further deputy commissioner of police (visitors) Ramanand Kushwaha in an announcement on Thursday.
The truck was seized, in keeping with the police.
“An FIR has been registered in reference to the incident, and the truck driver will probably be arrested quickly,” stated Naresh Kumar, assistant commissioner of police (Masuri).