Sanitation worker knocked dead by speeding van in Noida

March 13th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS  

Noida, March 13 (IANS) A sanitation worker was killed Friday when he came under the wheels of a speeding van here, the police said.
Sunil Kumar was crushed by the Tata 407 van at the Morna Crossing in Sector-58 of this satellite city of Delhi early morning, a police official said.

Kumar, who worked as an ad-hoc sanitation worker with the Noida Authority, was going to Hoshiarpur around 3 a.m. when the van hit him. The 35-year-old died on the spot and the van driver fled, the official said.

The 35-year-old was critically injured, he added.

Soon after the accident, angry workers of Noida Authority gathered at the accident spot to protest and demanded monetary compensation for Kumar’s family.

“We are looking for the driver of the Tata 407. We hope to arrest him soon,” the police official said.

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