Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Truck crushes three men to death in Odisha’s Sundargarh – N.F Times

Sundargarh: A truck ran over three men killing them on the spot near NTPC power plant under Bhasma police limits in Odisha’s Sundargarh district, late last night.

The deceased were identified as Ranjan Pradhan, Asish Bhoi, and Rupak Dhua. The three were residents of the area.

As per reports, the accident took place as a speeding truck carrying fly ash hit a motorcycle on which the trio was travelling. The truck driver fled the scene after the incident.

The deaths sparked tension as locals blocked road demanding compensation for the families of the deceased. They also demanded stricter measures against illegal roadside parking.

The road blockade disrupted vehicular movement. On being informed, police reached the place and pacified them.

Efforts were on by the cops to trace the truck driver.

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