Man crushed to death as truck slides down slope

Nashik: The driver of a container truck lost his life while trying to prevent the vehicle to slide down the slope where he had parked moments earlier, police said. The incident took place in Satpur’s MIDC industrial area early this morning, a Satpur police official said.

As per primary details, the unidentified driver, had parked the truck on Satpur-Shivaji road and had got down to inquire about an address from a passerby when it started sliding due to a slope on the road. In an attempt to stop the truck he accidentally came under its wheels and died on the spot.

The truck dashed into a few shops, damaged three two-wheelers and caused minor injuries to two people.