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Elderly woman crushed by truck

Posted on Nov 21, 07:17PM | IANS

A 65-year-old woman was crushed to death by a speeding truck here, police said Wednesday. The truck has been impounded but the driver managed to flee.

Natthi Devi, who worked as a maid in west Delhi's Jahangirpuri, was crushed by the truck while crossing a road in the area.

The driver fled from the spot leaving the truck, said a police officer, adding that a case regarding rash and negligent driving causing death has been registered and a hunt is on to apprehend the driver.

The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital where she was declared brought dead.