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Jodhpur: College girl killed in accident

20-year-old girl, Meena Puri, was mowed down by a speeding truck near Veer Durgapura multilevel railway over bridge (ROB) in Jodhpur on Friday

| Updated:
January 20, 2018 10:45 am
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Jaipur: A 20-year-old girl, Meena Puri, was mowed down by a speeding truck near Veer Durgapura multilevel railway over bridge (ROB) in Jodhpur on Friday. The girl was on a scooty with her sister and returning home after buying textbooks from Jalori Gate when the mishap occurred. The girl’s famiy members said that the girl was a second year student at KN College in Jodhpur.

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Meena who was killed in accident in Jodhpur

Meena, a resident of Bhagat Ki Kothi on Pali Road area died on the spot. The mishap occurred near a hotel run by the local municipal corporation.

“A tanker approaching from opposite direction rammed into her scooty. She sustained serious head injuries and died on the spot,” said a police officer.

The body was put in the mortuary of MDM Hospital for a postmortem examination.

Her sister, Nikita was also injured. She was discharged from hospital after primary treatment.

The police seized the truck and arrested its driver for rash and negligent driving.

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First published: January 20, 2018
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