One dead, four injured as truck rams into pedestrians in Vasai

One dead, four injured as truck rams into pedestrians in Vasai

A speeding truck rammed into five men, killing one on the spot in Vasai on Monday night.

Locals said that the driver was drunk and was nabbed by the crowd and later handed over to the Valiv police.

The loaded truck was on the Valiv Road when it rammed into two pedestrians and a fruit vendor who was returning home along with his hand cart around 11.30pm.

The truck drove further towards Fatherwadi Road in Vasai where two motorbike riders were knocked down. Locals managed to intercept the truck and nabbed the driver.

Eyewitnesses said that the driver was drunk. Police said the accused will be taken for medical test to ascertain if he was drunk.

The identity of the dead victim is yet unknown. The injured victims are being treated at a nearby hospital.

The truck which has been seized by the police sustained major damages on the front side.

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