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Speeding Tanker Rams into a Scooty; Kills Husband and Wife

Naini: Another unfortunate incident took the residents of Allahabad by surprise as the speeding tanker lost control and rammed into a scooty. Both the scooty borne individuals succumbed to their injuries with one dying on the spot. A married couple was riding the scooty when the water tanker swayed from its path and collided with the former, head on. The wife died on the spot but the husband kept fighting and succumbed right before reaching the hospital. Both of them were heading towards the city from Naini, in order to meet some relatives.

The couple hailed from Naini and at present the family looks devastated upon hearing the news of their death. The actual accident took place at Bethni turn which comes under the jurisdiction of Naini police station. Although, the family of deceased look shell shocked, summoning them was the right thing to do. This incident happened a few hours back and at present the bodies are undergoing autopsy. The police will release the reports tomorrow and only then the family members can take the bodies.

Police officials have already seized the tanker along with the driver. Investigations are going on and the cops are trying to decipher the actual reason of over speeding. Drunk driving is definitely not out of the equation.

About Ananda Banerjee

Ananda Banerjee originally hails from Naini and is a valued news correspondent at OurPlatforms. He previously served in regional and national newspapers, including the likes of Dainik Bhaskar. His long term association with Allahabad comes in handy while covering sensitive cases. He is currently looking after the crime news section but also participates in discussions regarding public welfare.

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