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43-year-old dies in road accident

A MIDDLE-AGED man killed in a mishap near Gandhi Nagar on Sunday evening. The victim, Chandrabhan Vishwakarma, 43, a resident of Shivaji Nagar, was hit by a speeding truck.

india Updated: Jun 19, 2006 11:59 IST

A MIDDLE-AGED man killed in a mishap near Gandhi Nagar on Sunday evening. The victim, Chandrabhan Vishwakarma, 43, a resident of Shivaji Nagar, was hit by a speeding truck.

According to police, Vishwakarma, who was riding a motorcycle, had been hit by the truck HR 38/BG-5227 that was coming from the opposite direction.

Vishwakarma died on the spot. He was wearing a helmet that crushed into pieces. Eyewitnesses said that motorcycle-rider tried to go by the shorter route at the Sant Asaram Bapur trisection and as a result came on the wrong side of the road where the speedily approaching truck hit him.

The truck driver fled soon after the mishap leaving the truck on the spot. The deceased, Chandrabhan Vishwakarma, was a PWD employee. The Gandhi Nagar police registered a case against the truck driver and launched a hunt for him.

In a separate incident, a woman allegedly assaulted her husband in Bairagarh. The accused, Shanni, attacked her husband Ishwarlal with a sharp-edged weapon on Saturday night.

He received multiple injuries. They had a domestic dispute in the evening and an angry Shanni attacked him later in the night. Police registered a case against her and begun investigations.