Four die in UP accident

Last Updated: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 05:03 hrs

Lucknow: Four people, including a child, were mowed down Monday night by a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said.

The accident happened in the Civil Lines area in Muzaffarnagar, 500 km from here, when the speeding truck lost control and hit a car. It then sped away, only to run over five people on the Jansath bridge.

Police said four people including a couple, a child and another youngster, were killed on the spot, while another injured woman is admitted at a medical facility in a critical condition.

The truck driver was arrested after a long chase, a police official told IANS.

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