Dewas: One dead, another injured after high speeding truck hits scooty

The incident took place on Newri Bagli road in Hatpiplya town of Dewas district.

FP News ServiceUpdated: Sunday, November 13, 2022, 11:53 AM IST
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A high speeding truck caused the incident | FP PHOTO

Dewas (Madhya Pradesh): A woman died while another got severely injured in a collision between a truck and a scooty on Saturday morning. The incident took place on Newri Bagli road in Hatpiplya town of Dewas district. According to the police, the victim’s dead body has been handed over to her family members after postmortem.

Two women, Sarita Gurjar (23) and Antim alias Jagriti Rajput (19), were going from their village Limoda to Naira petrol pump for work riding their scooty (MP09 SY8735) at around 8:30 am. They had just crossed Gayatri Mandir when a high speeding truck (MP69 G0796) came from behind and hit their scooty. The women immediately fell off their vehicle and the truck too lost its balance and fell in a roadside pit.

The police have registered a case against the truck driver under various sections of the IPC after a complaint was filed by Sarita’s father, Kamal Singh Gurjar. Further investigations are on after seizing the truck.

In a severely injured state, the victims were taken to civil hospital with the help of passersby. After receiving first aid, the women were referred to Indore. While Jagriti lost her life en route to Indore, Sarita is in a critical condition.

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