Truck knocks minor girl dead

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 16 May 2018 11:18:02


 

Our Correspondent
DHAMTARI

MOB went on rampage after a recklessly driven truck knocked down a 12-year-old girl to death at Koliyari village on Tuesday morning. The accident spot is nearly at a distance of five kilometres from district headquarters.As per information, the incident occurred at around 8 am when a Bhoyna village resident Mohan Dhruv along with his daughter Vastika was returning from Bathenapara village on bicycle. As they reached near Nagri Road, a speeding truck hit the cycle and unfortunately Vastika came under the rear wheel of the truck and succumbed to injuries. The incident sparked a violent protest after which several villagers reached the spot and set the vehicle on fire.Soon after knowing about this incident, officials from Arjuni police station, Rudri police station and City Kotwali rushed to the spot and managed to calm down the situation. Police have also registered an offence against the truck driver.