Road rage: Truck driver mows man at Noida toll plaza
Greater Noida: In a horrific case of road rage, a truck driver deliberately mowed down a 22-year-old man under the wheels at a toll plaza in Eastern Periphery Expressway on Friday. The man died on the spot while the truck driver fled the spot.
The incident has been recorded by a CCTV camera where the truck driver can be seen having an altercation with the victim minutes before the incident. The latter attempted to stop the vehicle standing in front of it and even scrambling upon it. However, the former didn't stop and mowed him down.
The deceased is a native of gram Latpura in Site 5 of Gautam Budh Nagar district. According to sources, the man picked up a quarrel with the truck driver at the toll plaza. His grouse was that the driver did not give him enough space to overtake.
When the driver didn't pay heed to the man, he decided to stand in front of the truck to stop it following which the driver rammed into the man.
The deceased, along with two of his family members, were travelling from Pahwal in Rajasthan in a Wagon R. After the incident, he was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead by the doctors.