Man dies after being dragged 30 km by jeep

May 19th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, May 19 (IANS) A man crossing a road in China’s Fujian province died after he was hit by a car and was then dragged 30 km by a jeep whose driver didn’t realise that there was a body stuck underneath.

The man was trying to climb over the barrier on Shenyang-Haikou Expressway in Fujian province May 15 when he was hit by the car, China Daily cited as reporting.

The car driver alighted to check and call the police, when the victim was dragged away by a jeep in the adjoining traffic lane after the man’s foot got stuck in a vent-pipe.

The jeep driver was oblivious about it and the body got dragged for 30 km. The driver was hailed down by a trailing car that spotted the body.

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