One dead, two injured as truck lost control on highway


One individual died while two others sustained wounds after a trailer truck lost control, jumped a divider and slammed into another truck on the highway close Shahpura region on Friday morning.

The deceased has been recognized as Mukesh Meena (35) who was driving his truck towards Delhi when his vehicle was hit by a truck coming from the opposite direction.

Both the trucks were totally crushed in the crash. Meena and his helper were stranded in the cabin of their truck. “The truck was mangled and we had to try for a few hours to rescue the duo. The duo was rushed to the hospital where Meena was announced brought dead while his partner is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Jaipur,” the police said.

Meena’s body was stuck in the truck and police and villagers needed to make a lot of efforts to remove his body.

The body of the expired was sent for post-mortem and later gave over to his relatives. “A case has been registered against the driver for careless driving. The case in under investigation,” the police said.

The trailer truck which slammed into another truck overturned. The iron drums which it was conveying fell on the road. A crane was called to lift the truck.

The villagers told police that the mischance led to serpentine lines on Jaipur-Delhi highway. “The traffic was restored after some time. The material that fell from the truck was removed from the highway,” police said.