Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector killed during vehicle inspection
Palakkad: In a bizzare incident, an Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector was killed after being hit by a tipper lorry during vehicle inspection at Velanthavalam here on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Kuttipuram native V Azar.
The accident took place when he followed the lorry which did not stop for the inspection. The lorry carried granites and was heading towards Kerala from Tamil Nadu.
It is reported that the lorry driver managed to skip the vehicle inspection at Velanthavalam checkpost. Finding this, the official followed the lorry on his bike. The lorry crushed him to death when he tried to block it.
Though he was immediately taken to a private hospital, he succumbed to his injuries.
Following the accident, the driver managed to flee by leaving the lorry on the spot.