Truck driver killed in accident in Nagpur

  • | Friday | 5th August, 2022

Nagpur, Aug 5 (PTI) The driver of a stationary truck was killed on Friday when a speeding container truck crashed into his vehicle near here in Maharashtra on Friday, a police official said.The accident took place near Ligaon Toll Plaza on the Jabalpur-Nagpur Highway in the wee hours and the deceased was identified as Jitendra Jagriprasad Shukla (43), a resident of Kanhan town in Nagpur district, he said.The official said Shukla had parked his truck on the roadside near the toll plaza and was standing behind it when the container truck collided with his vehicle.A badly injured Shukla was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to his wounds, the official said.The Nagpur police arrested the driver of the container truck, identified as Alauddin Ahmed Ali (26), a resident of Uttar Pradesh, and booked him under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Motor Vehicles Act, he added. PTI COR RSY RSY

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