Keonjhar: In a very sad incident a Class I student was killed in a road accident in Keonjhar district of Odisha on Friday. Irate locals went for a road blockade following the death of the kid.
The deceased has been identified as Gudlu, the son of Prabhat Ranjan Sa of Nuagaon.
As per reports, the kid was going to attend his tuition when a speeding truck, which was coming from Keonjhar side, crushed him on the road at a distance of merely 100 meters from his house. The accident took place at the Nuagaon chhaka under Ramachandrapur Police limits in Anandapur area.
Following the accident, when the driver was trying to flee from the scene with the vehicle, locals took hold of him and handed over to Police.
The irate locals then blocked the road complaining that how heavy vehicles were plying on the road during Bharat Bandh. They have also complained that despite frequent accidents no over bridge has been constructed at Nuagan chhaka.
After getting information Ramachandrapur Police reached the spot and started investigation.