Man dies after car hits him with coffee table

A man died after his car hit him with a coffee table on his way to work at a home improvement shop in a remote village in Uttar Pradesh state, officials said on Saturday.

The man was a member of the village council and was working in the car park of a small home improvement store when he was hit by a truck.

The driver was later arrested.

He died on Sunday, officials from the district police station in the village of Chitrapur said.

The shop’s owner told the Hindustan Times newspaper that his brother, who was in the shop at the time of the accident, died on the spot.