Odisha : Ravenshaw student killed as truck hits scooter
Cuttack: A Plus Three student of Ravenshaw University died when a truck hit the scooter on which she was riding in front of the University here in Odisha on Thursday.
The deceased has been identified as Annapurna Choudhary, a resident of Choudwar area here. She was a +3 final year student of Economics department.
The incident occurred at around 1 PM, when Annapurna was returning home after attending the Teacher’s Day celebration in the varsity.
In CCTV footage, Annapurna is seen riding on her scooty when a speeding truck hit her from the rear killing her on the spot.
Soon after the incident, Ravenshaw students staged a road blockade demanding adequate compensation for Annapurna’s family.
The irate students also demanded action against on-duty traffic personnel for allowing a heavy vehicle to enter the city during the restricted hours.
Later, police seized the truck near Chauliaganj area in the city and arrested the driver.