A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a loaded tipper truck near Majri Chowk, Sector 1, here on Friday.
The accident happened when the victim was walking from Majri Chowk towards Sector 21 and a loaded tipper truck (HR-68-80495) hit him. The truck was taking a turn towards Zirakpur. The truck driver fled from the spot. The victim was rushed to the General Hospital, Sector 6, where he was declared dead on arrival. The body was kept in the mortuary.
The police were yet to identify the victim who appeared to be in his 30s.
A case was registered against the truck driver for causing death due to negligence at Sector 5 police station.
“We have registered a case,” said Sector 21 police post in-charge.