Three family members killed in bike-truck collision

Three members of a family were killed when their motorcycle was hit by a speeding truck near here, police said.

Last Updated: Aug 22, 2013, 14:36 PM IST

Kanpur: Three members of a family were killed when their motorcycle was hit by a speeding truck near here, police said on Thursday.

The victims, hailing from Ghatampur, were going to their home on the motorbike after celebrating Rakshabandhan last evening when the accident occurred near Ildharpur village, police said.

The truck hit the motorcycle following which the victims fell from it and were crushed under the heavy vehicle, they said, adding they died on the spot.

The deceased have been identified as Chandrashekhar, his wife Rekha and their one-year-old son, they said.

The truck driver is absconding, they said, adding further investigation is on.

PTI