Mohali, Sept. 11 -- A Dera Bassi resident Damanpreet Kaur, 22, whose leg was amputated after it was crushed by a truck an accident, has been awarded a compensation of Rs.21.6 lakh by the motor accident claims tribunal (MACT) of Mohali.

The tribunal in a September 5 order (copy of which was made available on Tuesday) directed the driver, owner and insurer of the truck to pay the money to her within two months.

"The agony suffered by the injured may not be adequately compensated in pecuniary term and no amount of compensation can restore her physical frame and eradicate or completely ameliorate the agony suffered by her," said the order of Vivek Puri, presiding officer, MACT, while disposing of Kaur's claim.

Truck owner Manohal Lal from Bi...