A speeding pick up truck killed a hockey player in the city on the night of Sunday (November 25). Another player has beens eriously injured in the accident. The two were returning to their Sports authority of India (SAI) hostel when the accident occured. The driver of the truck immediately fled after the accident.
The deceased, 18 year old Ajay Prabhakar was a resident of Lucknow and was a student of the sports hostel in Bhopal. He was walking to the hostel after having a hairdo when a commercial vehicle coming from the Goregaon side rammed him from behind. Ajay was killed at the spot while his friend Udit has been admitted to the hospital. His condition is said to be critical.
Udit is fighting for his life in the hospital while the vehicle was put to flames by the angry mob. The police are now trying to nab the driver.