This happens to be the fourth case in the city in two weeks where the culprit fled the scene with or without vehicle after a fatal accident. No arrests have been made in any of these cases.
When fast moving truck stumped the bike, in which woman riding the bike fell and died due to the accident. Two youths have been injured and are being treated in private nursing homes. The body of the woman has been sent for postmortem. The accident took place near Pipparam village on Uttraula Dumariyaganj road in Balrampur district around 9 pm on Saturday.
24-year-old Adil Ali son Abdul Rashid along with his sister Mehrunnisha (18) had gone for a Uttaraula treatment. Arshad (22) son Chand Mohammad was also with the village. On his way back, Adil's bike was hit by a speeding truck loaded with fertilizer on his way to Dumariaganj near Pipra Ram village. Mehrunnisha's head fell on the road. He died on the spot. The seriously injured Adil and Arshad have been admitted to Sajida Hospital. His driver escaped after leaving the truck after the accident. In-charge inspector Dr. Upendra Rai said that the truck has been taken into possession.