One killed, two injured in road mishap

A 34-year-old man was killed while two were severely injured here on Monday when a speeding car hit them when they were changing a deflated tyre of their vehicle, the police said. The incident occurred in the wee hours on Monday near Lajpat Nagar, when the deceased Suraj, a balloon decorator, along with Manoj (22), and a cab driver Balbeer Singh (41) were changing the punctured tyre of their car on the road side. A white coloured speeding car came from behind and hit them, the police said, adding the errant driver fled from the spot. While Suraj died due to severe head injuries, Balbeer’s condition is critical and Manoj is stable, they said. —PTI