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Lucknow: Two men die on spot when truck rolls over them

The two of them died on spot. The truck driver, in a hurry to escape, was captivated by the people on site. The driver was reported to be inebriated. The local police on reaching the place of incident seized the truck.

Saima Siddiqui

Saima SiddiquiBy Saima Siddiqui

Published on 19 March 2019 8:50 AM GMT

Lucknow: Two men die on spot when truck rolls over them
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Lucknow: As Holi is just two days away, footpaths and various shops have been flooded with ‘gulaal’ and sweets to celebrate the festival of colours. But this festival of joy and happiness turned into a disaster within no time when a speeding truck ran over two people selling colours on the sidewalk near Koneshwar intersection, in Lucknow's Chowk area, on Tuesday.

The two of them died on spot. The truck driver, in a hurry to escape, was captivated by the people on site. The driver was reported to be inebriated. The local police on reaching the place of incident seized the truck.

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The eyewitness told that the driver, who was drunk, breaking the divider, crushed the two youths selling colours for the festival of Holi. The complete matter is still under investigation.

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Saima Siddiqui

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