Speeding truck kills four in Uttar Pradesh

September 22nd, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Four members of a family were crushed to death by a speeding truck in Uttar Pradesh, the police said Monday.The incident took place on the Mughal road at around 2 a.m. Monday in Pahur village in Fatehpur, some 120 km from Lucknow.

“The driver lost control over the vehicle after which the truck rolled over once before ramming into a thatched house along the road,” police inspector Dinesh Bajpai told IANS.

“As all the family members were sleeping, they had no chance to save themselves and died on the spot,” he added.

The police are yet to trace the truck driver, who is absconding.

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