Truck crushes young woman to death in Delhi

August 26th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman was crushed to death by a speeding truck in northwest Delhi Tuesday, police said.The incident took place at around 2.30 p.m. near Madhuban Chowk. “Manju, a resident of Sultan Puri, was crossing the road and was crushed by a speeding truck. She died on the spot,” a police officer said.

“The truck was going towards Peeragarhi. Truck driver Balwan Singh overlooked the red light at the traffic signal and crossed the Madhuban Chowk, leading to the accident. He has been arrested,” the police officer added.

The police have registered a case and the truck has been impounded.

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