Speeding truck kills four in Etah
Four persons were killed and four others severely injured when a speeding truck overturned on them at Etah-Abgay road, near Bagwala village, in Etah, police said.india Updated: Nov 26, 2008 14:11 IST
Four persons were killed and four others severely injured when a speeding truck overturned on them at Etah-Abgay road, near Bagwala village, in Etah, police said.
The accident occurred yesterday when four people were sitting near the road and a truck apparently lost control and overturned on them, police said.
The injured are said to be in a critical condition and have been referred to Agra Medical College.
The dead, including two women, have been identified as Awameesh, Jaiveer, Gulabsree and Shantidevi.
In a separate incident a bus fell in a pit near Abgay, injuring 10 passengers while the driver and conductor escaped unhurt.
In another incident a police constable, Sushil Kumar, who was on his motorbike, was killed after he was hit by a bus near Kotwali.
Meanwhile, an eight-year-old boy was crushed to death yesterday by a truck near Mamo village. The truck driver has been taken into police custody.
First Published: Nov 26, 2008 13:57 IST