Mumbai Crime: Reckless truck driver hits five people in Vasai, one dead

Updated: Jan 28, 2020, 18:09 IST | Samiullah Khan | Mumbai

The truck driver was chased by the locals, who caught him and handed him over to the police

This picture has been used for representational purposes.
This picture has been used for representational purposes.

A reckless truck driver hit five people in Vasai on late Monday night, killing a fruit vendor and critically injuring others.  The locals alleged that the man was drunk and driving the truck.

According to the police, the man hit three people near Vitthal Temple situated opposite the Shalimar Hotel at Waliv Road in Vasai. The deceased man was taking a fruit cart and was walking along the road. The other two were seriously injured they were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Sources from the police also said the same vehicle driver hit two cyclists on Fatherwadi Road, who suffered minor injuries. As the driver was trying fleeing after the accident, he was chased by the locals who caught him, handing him over to the police.

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