The tragic accident resulted in the driver and his assistant being killed as they were stuck in the truck’s cabin. According to initial information, the truck driver was travelling on the National Highway 1 in the north-south direction before slamming into a tractor’s trailer in the same lane.
The horrific crash caused the truck’s cabin to be seriously damaged. Upon hearing reports of the incident, traffic police and other relevant forces rushed to the scene to participate in rescue efforts, to help direct traffic flow and further investigate the incident.
Emergency service vehicles were also mobilized to the scene to break the cabin’s doors and to try and remove the driver and his assistant from the truck. Both died due to serious injuries.
The wreckage of the tractor’s trailer and the truck remained at the scene until 8am.