Woman mowed down by speeding truck

KalingaTV News Network

accidentParadip: A woman was killed after being mowed down by a truck at Tarinigada Square here on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Lucky Parida of Panapalli village under Kujang block in Jagatsinghpur district.

The mishap took place when Lucky was returning to her village on a bike along with her husband and two children after visiting the port city this afternoon. Eyewitnesses said, Lucky was standing near the parked bike at Tarinigada Square and her husband and children were at a nearby shop when a Paradip bound speeding truck (OR 09 Q 4168) ran over her from behind causing her death on the spot.

Angry locals staged a road blockade at the spot demanding adequate compensation to the kin of the deceased. They also demanded construction of humps at the Square.

The road blockade was continuing and police had not reached the spot till this report was being filed.

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