BMC truck runs over nine in Mumbai

November 14th, 2007 - 10:17 am ICT by admin  
The accident occurred when the driver of the speeding truck tried to save a person walking on the road.

The victims were asleep on a sidewalk of a road in Mumbai’s Chembur area.

“The truck was speeding. It toppled when the driver stopped it suddenly to save a man who was walking on the road. It fell on the people sleeping on the pavement. We are taking the injured to the Rajawadi Hospital,” said official.

The driver escaped after the incident.

Mumbai with a population of about 17 million, receives hundreds of migrants from towns and villages everyday, and many of them work as labourers and live illegally on pavements. (ANI)

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