Truck rams into a mini-truck, kills two in Haryana

Two people were killed and three others injured after a truck rammed into a stationary mini-truck on the National Highway-8 near Haryana`s Manesar town early Friday, police said.

Gurgaon: Two people were killed and three others injured after a truck rammed into a stationary mini-truck on the National Highway-8 near Haryana`s Manesar town early Friday, police said.

Kasim, 50, and Bhagwandas, 55, were travelling from Rajasthan to New Delhi when the mini-truck they were riding in with three others broke down with a flat tyre near industrial town of Manesar in Gurgaon district around 1.30 am.

"They were replacing the flat tyre when a speeding truck rammed into their vehicle from behind," investigation officer Ramphal said.

While Kasim and Bhagwandas, both from Delhi`s Sultanpuri area, died on the spot, the other three suffered severe injuried and were rushed to a private hospital in Gurgaon, the officer added.

The driver of the truck, which has a Maharashtra registration number, abandoned the vehicle and fled from the accident site. A case against him has been registered at the Manesar police station.

IANS

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