Little one, mom die as truck crashes into pedestrians in Kalka : The Tribune India

Tribune Information Service

Panchkula, July 11

A mother-son duo was killed and 4 individuals had been injured when a rushing truck hit them whereas they had been standing on the roadside close to a authorities faculty on the Pinjore-Kalka street in Kalka round 7 pm yesterday.

The deceased have been recognized as Sakshi (30) and her son Saksham (11 months). They died on the spot. The 4 injured had been Neelam Kumar, his spouse Swati, son Vansh and daughter Sakshi. They had been shifted to the Kalka subdivisional hospital from the place the medical doctors referred them to the Civil Hospital in Sector 6 after giving first help.

Two two-wheelers parked close to the spot had been additionally broken within the accident.

The truck driver tried to flee the spot however passers-by nabbed him and handed over to the police. He has been recognized as Rohtash, a resident of Churu in Rajasthan.

Rishu, who witnessed the accident, instructed the police that the truck was on its approach in direction of Pinjore when it hit the pedestrians earlier than hitting a pole close to the federal government faculty. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Karam Singh, who’s the investigating officer (IO) within the case, stated the our bodies had been handed over to the household of the victims after autopsy. The suspect could be produced earlier than a neighborhood courtroom tomorrow.

A case below sections 279 (rash driving), 304 A (inflicting dying by negligence), 337 (inflicting harm) and 427 (inflicting injury) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered on the Kalka police station.

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