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Wednesday, 23 December 2020

Woman killed, son hurt as mini-truck hits bike

Tribune News Service

Panchkula, December 22

A woman, who was riding pillion on her son's motorcycle, was killed in an accident near the Alipur Industrial Area near Naggal village here.

The victim has been identified as Adesh Devi (48) from Khera Sita Ram in Kalka.

The accident, according to an eyewitness, took place on December 20 around 7 pm when a speeding mini-truck hit their bike.

The mother-son due fell off the bike and suffered serious injuries. They were rushed to the Sector 6 Civil Hospital, where doctors declared Adesh Devi as brought dead and referred her son Sachin to the GMCH, Sector 32, Chandigarh, in view of his serious condition. The driver of the truck fled from the spot.

Eyewitness Naveen Mohammed of Parwanoo said the mini-truck bore the registration number — HR 68 A 7536. The police said its owner was from Sector 25 as per the registered address.

Head Constable Mahipal, the investigating officer in the case, said they were yet to trace the driver of the mini-truck.

A case has been registered under Sections 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way), 304-A (causing death by negligence), 337 (causing hurt by an act endangering the life or personal safety of others) and 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees) of the IPC at the Chandimandir police station.

from The Tribune

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