The legal team told the tribunal that on October 7, 2017, at 12.30am, he was riding a bike on the Kalyan-Murbad road, in Varap village, when the truck collided.
They said the accident was due to the driver's negligence.
He fell, sustained multiple injuries, and died.
THANE: Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal ordered an insurance company to pay Rs 12.8 lakh to the family of a priest who was knocked down by a truck near Kalyan in 2017.MACT member and district judge R N Rokade directed United India Insurance Co Ltd to make the payment and recover it later from the truck owner, Sudhakar Khilari, of Junnar , Pune, against whom the order was passed ex parte as he did not appear despite notices.Three family members of Uday Joshi , then 32, had pleaded that the untimely death of the earning member had cast a shadow of gloom and sought compensation.
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