Accident victim’s

kin get Rs.32 lakh

The family of a government employee who died after being hit by a speeding dumper truck has been awarded a compensation of over Rs.32 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal here. The tribunal directed Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd., with which the offending vehicle was insured, to pay Rs.32,14,474 to the family members of 57-year-old Prem Pal Singh, who was working in Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd.

The accident took place on November 20, 2011, when Singh was walking towards Sector 15 in Noida.

A speeding dumper truck hit him near Sector 35, killing him on the spot.