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Delhi auto driver killed after iron rods on truck pierce through him

PTI
Published : Sep 14, 2017, 1:39 pm IST
Updated : Sep 14, 2017, 1:40 pm IST

Delhi police said the tail lights of a 14-wheel truck ahead of the auto were not working.

Auto driver Naresh Kumar could not see the rods protruding from the truck and rammed into them. (Representational Image)
 Auto driver Naresh Kumar could not see the rods protruding from the truck and rammed into them. (Representational Image)

New Delhi: A 40-year-old auto-rickshaw driver was killed early on Thursday after his vehicle rammed into a truck carrying iron rods pierced through his body, the police said.

A 14-wheel truck, whose tail lights were not on, was ahead of the auto-rickshaw. Naresh Kumar could not see the protruding rods and rammed into them, police said.

The rods pierced through the auto-rickshaw and his body, killing him on the spot, the police said. The accident occurred on the Nizamuddin Bridge around 4.30am. He was going towards Noida with a few passengers, who also suffered minor injuries, they said.

Tags: accident, delhi accidents, rickshaw, mishaps in delhi
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi