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Indore: Youth killed in accident


Indore: A youth died while his friend sustained serious injuries when a speeding truck loaded with sand hit the motorcycle they were on from behind.

According to the police, the accident occurred on Bypass Road. The youth, identified as Jagannath (23) a resident of Dheeraj Nagar. Jagannath was a furniture maker and on Sunday afternoon was passing through Bypass Road with his friend.

As the duo reached the Kanadia area, the truck hit them from behind. Jagannath fell on the road and the truck ran over him causing his death. His friend has been admitted to a hospital where he is undergoing treatment.

Police have registered a case and a search is on for the truck and errant driver based on its registration tag.