Speeding tanker mows down retired army man

February 25th, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by admin  


New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) A speeding water tanker Monday mowed down an army official in southwest Delhi while he was going to his office on a two-wheeler, the police said. The accident occurred Monday morning when retired subedar-major Satya Prakash, in his 50s, was hit by a speeding water tanker near Dwarka Sector 16 while he was on his way to a school in Delhi Cantonment area.

Prakash was admitted to the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead. The driver of the truck was absconding.

“We have registered a case and the search is on to nab the driver. The vehicle has been seized,” said a police official.

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