One killed, five injured as truck hits passenger van in Delhi

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New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) One person was killed and four others received injuries when their vehicle was hit by a truck, police said on Friday. All the five persons were on way to their homes after a late-night work shift.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) Chinmoy Biswal said the accident took place around 4 a.m on Friday near Govindpuri Metro Station as a Maruti Echo van carrying the five employees of Noida-located Pacific Global Call Centre was hit by the truck.

Injured persons have been discharged after treatment.

The accused driver, Shriram, a resident of Bihar, managed to flee in his truck, the police officer said.

“However, the truck’s number plate fell near the spot and truck was later traced abandoned in Mahipalpur.”

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Shriram is absconding and raids are being conducted to trace him, Biswal added.

–IANS

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