Margao: A 22-year-old woman, an Israeli national, Zorea Mayaan, was crushed to death, after the two-wheeler she was riding, came under the rear wheels of a truck near the old market, Margao, on Wednesday afternoon.
Police sources said that the truck was negotiating a turn when it hit against the two-wheeler ahead of it, from behind. Mayaan was flung off the two-wheeler and landed under the truck.
The driver of the truck, Santosh Gaonkar, 33, a resident of Cavrem, Quepem, was arrested by the Margao police. Incensed locals, who gathered at the spot gave a sound thrashing to the driver, sources informed.
The truck, which is engaged in transportation of bauxite ore, was empty when the accident occurred. The incident occurred at around 3.15pm.