Two men mowed by speeding truck in Noida

Noida, May 27 (IANS) Two men were mowed down by a speeding truck here Thursday, police said.

The accident occurred in the afternoon on National Highway-24 opposite CISF compound in Indirapuram.

Siddharth, 24, and Sayyad, 25, both plumbers working with a private construction company in Sector 60, were crushed when they came under the truck, police said.

Their colleague Gulzar, 27, sustained injuries and was rushed to the Fortis Hospital where his condition was said to be critical.

‘The three workers were coming from Ghaziabad. They got down from a Uttar Pradesh Roadways bus to go to the work site. As they stepped out of the bus, a truck crushed them from behind. Two of them died on the spot while the third is struggling for life in the hospital,’ Superintendent of Police A.K. Tripathi said.