Three migrant workers were killed and 10 others injured after they were said to have been run over by a truck near the death toll yard on KMP Expressway in Bahadurgarh district of Jahgar Thursday morning, police said.
The police reported that all the workers were engaged in highway repair work. They added that the accident occurred around 5 am when some workers were sleeping on the side of the road.
Jasvir, a police station officer at the Osuda Police Station, said, “The accident occurred near the death toll square. A truck collided with workers who were doing construction work on the highway. The injured were taken to PGI Rohtak for treatment.”
Police said the truck hit the intermediate splitter and overturned after the collision. The bodies of the injured were sent to the mortuary for autopsy.
The victims are from Kanpur. We are trying to get to know them and inform their families. The truck driver is fleeing and efforts are ongoing to arrest him.”
Police said they will record the flight information report after the families of the victims have been informed.