Two motorbike-borne men were killed in an accident at Sant Sewa Singh Thikriwala (SST) Road here on Saturday evening. The incident occurred when a truck collided with the motorcycle at about 5pm, as its riders were on their way from Ghanour to Patiala.
The deceased have been identified as Kuldeep Singh, 45, and Kulwant Singh, 50. Kulwant was riding the bike with number PB11 AA 9224, which was crushed by the truck with registration number PB11A 7177.
The truck driver managed to flee from the spot.Police officials reached the spot, took the vehicle in custody and also informed the family members of the deceased.
They said they were investigating the matter and recording the statements of witnesses, adding that a first information report would be registered against the accused after the complainant's statements.