65-year-old man knocked dead by speeding truck at Tukdoji Square


    Nation Next Newsroom | Aug 23, 2018 19:14

    A 65-year-old senior citizen was knocked dead by a truck at 10.15 am on Thursday at Tukdoji Square in Nagpur.

    The deceased, Vinayak Nathuji Kadu, a resident of Vinkar Colony, Manewada Road, was travelling on his Scooty Pep (MH 31/DB/6114) when the truck (MH 31/CB/9149) knocked him. Such was the impact that Kadu died on the spot. As per the police, the truck driver, Chandu Vitthalrao Yethewar (55), a resident of Ramtek, apart from exceeding the speed limit, was also driving the vehicle carelessly.

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    Hudkeshwar Police have arrested Yethewar and have booked him under sections 279 and 304 (a) of the IPC and section 184 of the Motor Vehicles Act.