The victims, both monks, identified as Nan Shekhar Vijay Maharaj and Hastgiri Maharaj, died on the spot after being knocked down by a speeding truck opposite a farmhouse on the national highway no. 8 near Nabipur village in Bharuch, they said.
The driver fled from the spot after the accident, police said adding they had launched a search for him.
Bharuch (Guj): Two persons were mowed down by a speeding truck on Vadodara-Bharuch national highway near here this morning, police officials said.
First Published: Tuesday, January 01, 2013, 16:25