Truck catches fire, one dies

Published: 19th October 2012 12:10 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th October 2012 12:10 PM   |  A+A-

19dies

A man died and a truck was gutted following a road mishap on NH-6 at Bijay Nagar under Deogarh police limits on Thursday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Anil Kumar Sahu of Chandankhunti village in Barkote block. The truck driver has surrendered.  Reports said Sahu was returning to his village when a  truck hit his motorcycle. Eyewitnesses said the two-wheeler got caught between the wheels of the heavy vehicle and was dragged till 300 mt. The truck caught fire.

Soon after the incident, tension gripped the area as locals blocked the NH holding back Sahu’s body, demanding construction of speed-breakers and compensation to the bereaved family. ENS

Stay up to date on all the latest Odisha news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp