Two mowed down by truck in UP

 Two women were killed while a man was injured when a truck hit them while they were crossing a road near Kotban area here, police said today.

PTI| Updated: Mar 06, 2015, 06:51 AM IST

Mathura: Two women were killed while a man was injured when a truck hit them while they were crossing a road near Kotban area here, police said today.

Both the woman Guddi (25) and Devan (38) died on the spot while Gopi Chand was admitted in a local hospital here and is out of danger.

Delhi bound truck hit them near Kotban under Kosi Kalan police station this afternoon, police said.

"Though the truck fell into a roadside ditch, however the driver managed to flee," DySP Atul Kumar Srivastava said.

The victims were crossing the road for boarding a bus and had come to pay their obeisance to Peer Baba Ki Mazar.