Delhi: One dead, four injured in truck collision with tractor trolley


A truck collided with a tractor trolley in northeast Delhi’s Shastri Park area early Monday, leaving one person dead and four others injured, police said.
Information about the accident was received at 1:39 am, Deputy Commissioner of Police (northeast), Joy Tirkey, said. The injured were rushed to a hospital where one person was declared brought dead, while the remaining four were referred to GTB Hospital, the DCP said. A case under sections 279 (rash driving), 337 (causing hurt by an act endangering the life or personal safety of others), and 304A (causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered at Shastri Park police station against unknown persons, they said, adding that the identity of the truck driver is being ascertained. All four injured persons and the deceased were occupants of the tractor trolley. The identity of the deceased, who had taken a lift from the tractor trolley from Kashmere Gate ISBT, is being ascertained, Tirkey said. The injured have been identified as Anil (40), Saleem (55), and Aman (17), all residents of Uttar Pradesh, and Hari Lal (30), a resident of Jharkhand.