Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, May 25: A speeding pick-up van knocked down a 28 year-old youth to death in Galudih on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Aftab Alam, resident of Road No 17, under Azadnagar police station area, Mango.
Cops said the mishap occurred when the victim was sitting on his bike parked beside the National Highway 33 near Khariya Colony under Galudih police station area. The pick-up van hit Aftab and rammed into the road divider. Aftab was critically injured in the incident while the van driver fled the spot, cops said.
Aftab was going to Birsa Water Park with his seven friends. All friends had come on three bikes. On reaching Khariya Colony, Aftab stopped and sat on his bike. Just then the van loaded with chicks rammed into his bike, leading to his instant death, sources said.