A 30-year-old man was killed and two others were critically injured on Monday after a speeding truck hit them from behind when they were pushing their snag-hit car on a highway in Nagpur district of Maharashtra, police said.
The incident occurred near Kondhali town on the national highway no. 52, around 50 km from Nagpur city.
A police official said the four occupants of the car were returning to Nagpur from Amravati after taking darshan of Goddess Amba.
Three of them were pushing the snag-hit car after its engine broke down on the highway when a truck rammed into them from behind, he said.
“All of them sustained severe injuries and were rushed to a hospital by police where Akash Adsude breathed his last. The condition of two others is critical,” he said, adding that the truck sped away after the accident.
Police have registered a case under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Motor Vehicle Act.
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