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7 killed as truck runs over labourers in UP

Firozabad, UP, Nov 16 : Seven labourers died on the spot and three others were injured when a speeding truck ran over the group returning home after work on National Highway2 near Rasoolpur here on
India TV News Desk November 16, 2012 13:00 IST
India TV News Desk
Firozabad, UP, Nov 16 : Seven labourers died on the spot and three others were injured when a speeding truck ran over the group returning home after work on National Highway2 near Rasoolpur here on Thursday night.

 

The labourers were waiting for a vehicle on the roadside to return home when the mishap took place. The truck driver absconded.

The truck after hitting the labourers rammed into a road divider, police said.  

Thousands of labourers collected at the spot and tried to set fire to the truck.