Kanpur: A one-year-old girl and her mother were killed when a speeding truck crushed them in village Navad in Shivrajpur, police said here Thursday.
The incident occurred yesterday when Sarvesh, his wife Saroj and daughter - Nandini, were on his way to Uttaripura railway station on a motorcycle, police said.
As the motorcycle lost its balance after hitting a pit on the road, Saroj and her daughter fell down. They were crushed by a speeding truck from behind, moments before they could stead their position, police said.
Angry over the incident, the locals beat the truck driver and later handed him over to the police.