Truck claims scooterist’s life near Chandigarh’s Sukhna Lake

Published on Aug 18, 2022 02:07 AM IST

The deceased was identified as Monti, a resident of Phase 1, Ram Darbar, Chandigarh; police said he was working with a private company

The injured scooterist was rushed to PGIMER, Chandigarh, where he was declared brought dead. (iStock)
The injured scooterist was rushed to PGIMER, Chandigarh, where he was declared brought dead. (iStock)
By, Chandigarh

A 35-year-old scooterist was killed after being hit by a truck near the Sukhna Lake light point on Wednesday morning.

The deceased was identified as Monti, a resident of Phase 1, Ram Darbar. Police said he was working with a private company.

Police received information about the accident around 7.30 am. Constable Shiv of Chandigarh Police, who witnessed the mishap, said the truck, bearing a Haryana registration number, sped away after hitting a Honda Activa.

The injured scooterist was rushed to PGIMER, where he was declared brought dead.

The unidentified truck driver was booked under Sections 279 (rash driving) and 304-A (causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code at the Industrial Area police station.

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