Speeding truck crushes senior citizen in Indore

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Indore
  • Updated: Oct 24, 2014 15:56 IST

An 80-year-old man died after he was crushed by a speeding truck in front of Regional Transport Office at Kesarbagh Road in Indore on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Jankilal, a resident of Shastri Nagar. He was going towards a barber's shop when a speeding truck, coming from RTO, crushed him.

According to information, the octogenarian was a vegetable vendor in the locality. After the accident, the truck driver managed to slip from the spot leaving the truck behind.

Annapurna police said the body had been sent to district hospital for post-mortem. The truck driver is still out of police reach. Meanwhile, the police have registered a case against the driver and begun investigations.

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