Phagwara: A 17-year-old youth was killed while two others injured when a truck ploughed into them near Chachoki village on National Highway 1 between Phagwara and Goraya, police said today.
Vishal, a resident of Johal village in Goraya, was killed, while his brother Varinder and friend Baljit sustained injuries in the mishap that occurred last night, they said. The incident happened when a stationary truck was hit by another truck from behind, causing it to run over the three youths waiting for a bus to Goraya, on NH-1, police said.
Varinder was referred to a Ludhiana hospital in critical condition, while Baljit is hospitalised here, they said, adding, a case has been registered against the erring truck driver. PTI
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