Student among two killed in road mishaps in UP
Kanpur: A 20-year-old student was killed when his motorcycle was hit by a dumper near the Pandu river here, police said on Tuesday.
Puneet (18) and Abhishek were going on a motorcycle yesterday when the dumper hit their motorbike, police said, adding Abhishek died on the spot while Puneet has been admitted to a city hospital, they said.
The dumper's driver escaped from the spot, they added.
In another incident, a teenaged boy Anil (18) was killed when his motorcycle was hit by a truck.
He was returning with his friend Arya (19) in the city yesterday when the mishap occurred.
Anil died on the spot while Arya is admitted to a hospital in a critical condition.
The incidents triggered protests among the locals, who blocked vehicular traffic. They dispersed only after assurance by authorities that the accused will be caught soon.
Cases has been registered and searches are on to nab both the drivers.