Rudrapur : A couple was killed after the bike they were riding on was hit by a speeding van in the Nanakmatta town of district Udham Singh Nagar on Tuesday evening. The couple’s 6 – year – old son sustained injuries and is undergoing treatment at a private hospital. The van’s driver is at large.
The accident took place when Dharmendra Rana, 30, and his wife Vidya Devi, 27, residents of village Pipaliya Pistaur in Khatima, were traveling to village Navadiya in Nanakmatta. They were hit by a speeding van coming from the opposite direction on Khatima national highway. The couple sustained head injuries and died on the spot.
The commuters informed the police who sent the bodies for postmortem, while their son Aarushwas, 6, was rushed to a hospital where he is undergoing treatment . ” The bereaved family was informed who took the bodies for last rites after the postmortem. We have registered a case against the unidentified driver who is absconding. ” said circle officer Veer Singh of Khatima police.