Mohali, Nov. 17 -- Taking a decision on compensation claims by the kin of a 7-year-old boy, who was killed in a road accident involving a truck seven months ago, the motor accident claims tribunal, Mohali, held that the accident was a case of negligence on the part of the driver and owner of the truck.

In the accident, a 14-year-old boy, who was friends with the deceased, was also injured.

The accident dates back to March 6, 2019, when 7-year-old Pardeep Kumar and his friend Rajesh were standing in front of Guga Mari near Kakrali village in Dera Bassi. Pradeep's uncle Arjun was also standing with them with a cart or rehri, when a truck bearing a temporary registration number came fromRamgarh side and hit them.

Arjun's cart was crushed un...