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Man killed, 3 injured as MCD truck hits auto-rickshaw in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 61-year-old man was killed and three persons were injured Thursday after an auto-rickshaw was hit allegedly by an MCD truck in north Delhi's Roop Nagar area, police said.

The deceased has been identified as He used to work in Azadpur Mandi, they said.

Officials of were informed about the accident near Sabji around 5 am.

On reaching the spot, the officials learnt that near the Ghanta Ghar roundabout, an MCD truck carrying garbage hit the auto and injured its and passengers, Nupur Prasad, of Police (North) said.

The victims were rushed to where one of the passengers, identified as Munna, was declared brought dead. Others who sustained minor injuries were discharged after treatment, the said.

Investigations revealed that was seated next to the auto while the other two passengers were seated in the back when the vehicle enroute Azadpur Mandi was hit by the truck that was coming from wrong side. However, the auto escaped with minor injuries, Prasad said.

A case has been registered and the accused has been arrested, the said. The arrested has been identified as (27), she said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 18:15 IST
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