Chandigarh

Five killed in accidents in tricity

Chandigarh, January 10

A woman pedestrian died after being hit by a truck.

According to the police, Amit Kumar reported that his mother, Lakhmina Devi, was hit by a truck while it was reversing at Raipur Khurd. The victim was rushed to the PGI where the doctors declared her dead on arrival.

The police said the truck driver, Surender Kumar, a native of Rajasthan, had been booked at the Mauli Jagran police station. He was arrested and later released on bail.

Bike rams into stationary truck, rider dies

panchkula: A motorcyclist died after his two-wheeler collided with a parked truck on the Majri Chowk flyover on Saturday night.

The victim, identified as Joni (35) of Mahadev Colony in Surajpur, failed to spot the truck as its parking lights/indicators were switched off and crashed into the vehicle.

The victim, along with his brother Ashok Kumar (47) who was riding a separate bike, was on his way back home from Zirakpur. The victim was taken to the Civil Hospital, Sector 6, where the doctors declared him dead on arrival, says the FIR. A case has been registered against the unidentified truck driver under Sections 283 (danger or obstruction in public way or line of navigation) and 304-A (causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code at the Sector 5 police station.