Lucknow, Nov 4 : An angry mob set fire to a DCM Toyota truck on Saturday night in Kotwali here after it mowed down five people, out of which three died on the spot. Those killed included a rickshawpuller and two children.
The other two, a man and a woman have been admitted to the Trauma centre with critical injuries. The family is yet to be identified, said Dinesh Chandra Dubey, SP West, Lucknow.
The truck driver, in a bid to avoid a no entry barrier, hit a rickshaw carrying a family, and dragged the crushed vehicle to a distance of at least 500 metres before it stop.
The mob caught hold of the driver, thrashed him and handed him over to police.
Police have banned the entry of trucks in Kotwali Naka area after this accident.