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  Metros   Delhi  06 Nov 2017  Truck hits stolen vehicle in Delhi, kills thief; driver flees

Truck hits stolen vehicle in Delhi, kills thief; driver flees

PTI
Published : Nov 6, 2017, 11:28 am IST
Updated : Nov 6, 2017, 11:28 am IST

The police were informed that a cab driver had been robbed of his vehicle by two men on Sunday night.

Police found an injured man in the passenger seat of the stolen vehicle that had been hit by a truck. (Photo: Representational)
 Police found an injured man in the passenger seat of the stolen vehicle that had been hit by a truck. (Photo: Representational)

New Delhi: A man was killed when the vehicle he and his accomplice had allegedly robbed from a cab driver was hit by a truck in southwest Delhi's Dwarka, the police said on Sunday.

The police were informed that a cab driver had been robbed of his vehicle by two men on Sunday night. Within a span of few minutes, they received another call about an accident near Goyla Dairy traffic signal, they said.

Police found an injured man in the passenger seat of the stolen vehicle that had been hit by a truck, whose driver fled leaving the vehicle behind.

The injured man, later identified as Ashish Danda (22), was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead, the police said.

Chandrapal, from whom the vehicle was robbed, said he was going home, when two men asked him to drop them in Gurgaon.When he refused, the two men snatched the car key from him by brandishing a knife and and drove off with the vehicle, they said.

Later, they met with the accident. Danda's accomplice fled from the spot, the police said, adding that they are trying to nab Danda's accomplice and the truck driver.

Tags: hit and run, car stolen, driver killed
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi