Five people were today killed when an overloaded truck over and crushed their car close Chomu House Circle in the city. Police said they found the car below the truck simply in the wake of expelling the heavier vehicle. “The car was severely leveled and it was difficult to take the bodies out,” said Kamal Nayan, SHO of the accident police station (south). The mischance occurred at around 4 am Tuesday. Police said the truck was over-burden with sacks of salt.
The perished were recognized as Rahul, Roshni, Jyoti, Nitesh and Sweeti, the SHO said. The car was going towards the statue circle, he said. The post-mortem is going on, he stated, including that the truck driver fled after the occurrence.