Bilaspur, Dec 19: A speeding truck ran over two pedestrians in this town of Himachal Pradesh late last night, police said today. The accident occurred near Bilaspur College chowk at about 2030 hrs when the truck was on its way to Barmana.
Police said while one person, identified as Prem Lal, 24, died on the spot another identified as Harish (20) died in hospital. The speeding truck after running over the youths crashed into a parked bus, which fell on the concrete roof of a house on the valley side, police said. However, there were no casualties since there was nobody in the bus and on the roof of the house. The driver of the truck was absconding. Efforts were on to arrest him, police added.