Two killed, two injured as mini-truck hits tree in Noida
The truck skidded off the road and collided with a tree on the left side. Passersby spotted them and called the police control room after which a police team reached the spot.noida Updated: May 20, 2017 23:24 IST
Two men died while two others were critically injured after the mini-truck in which they were travelling collided with a tree near the Rashtriya Dalit Prerna Sthal in Noida on Saturday morning.
Police said the accident took place at 3:30 am when the mini truck carrying mangoes was on way to the Azadpur wholesale market in north Delhi from Bulandshahr.
On reaching gate number 5 of the Rashtriya Dalit Prerna Sthal, the right rear tyre burst because of which the driver lost control.
The truck skidded off the road and collided with a tree on the left side. Passersby spotted them and called the police control room after which a police team reached the spot.
All the four men were bleeding profusely and were taken to district hospital in Sector 30, where two of them were declared brought dead.
The deceased were identified as Mohammad Ahsan, 48, Shaan Mohammad, 42, while injured men were identified as Mansoor 45 and Shahid, 47. All of them are residents of Khanpur area in Bulandshahr.
Police said Mansoor and Shahid had received serious head injuries and were shifted to Safdarjung hospital in Delhi on Saturday afternoon.
“The families of the deceased were contacted after which they reached Noida and the bodies were sent for autopsy. Both the injured were not responding well due to the injuries and were shifted to Safdarjung Hospital at 2:30 pm for advanced treatment,” said a police officer.
The officer said the four men had left from their home in Bulandshahr at midnight. All of them had a share in the mango consignment.
First Published: May 20, 2017 22:52 IST