A 45-year old man was killed in Vasant Kunj after he hit a pothole, fell from his bike and got run over by a truck.
The incident took place around 8:30pm, when his bike got stuck in a pothole and caused him to lose balance. He fell into the path of a truck passing by that crushed him to death. The driver of the truck fled the scene.
The man identified as Praveen Bharti, was a resident of Uttam Nagar and was heading home from Chattarpur when the incident happened.
The family of the deceased blamed the government for not constructing proper roads and demanded strict action to be taken against concerned civic authorities.
He was rushed to a hospital but was declared brought-dead. His body has now been sent to AIIMS for an autopsy.
The truck has been seized but, the driver is still absconding. A case has been registered in the Vasant Kunj South police station.