Ukhrul, Jul 14 : A middle aged woman was killed after a speeding truck rammed into a mobile shop after hitting her at Wino Bazar, Ukhrul last night.
The deceased has been identified as Consoline Thumrah (45) from Lunghar village, Ukhrul.
The incident occurred at around 8.45 pm while she was walking by the side of NN Enterprise. She was hit by the truck from the back.
The woman was immediately rushed to the District Hospital, but she succumbed to the injuries.
The truck also damaged the front portion of the shop.
Soon after the accident, Ukhrul police, troops of 35 AR, Wino locality chairman Michael Shaiza along with the committee members rushed to the spot to prevent a mob attack.
Consoline is survived by three sons and her husband.
Reportedly, Ukhrul police have apprehended the truck driver P Yangya.
The truck has been impounded and is being kept at Ukhrul police station.