A tractor driver was killed on Saturday allegedly after his automobile was rammed by a truck, which dragged him alongside for 500 metres after he bought caught between the tyres of the tractor, the police stated.
Hoshiarpur Superintendent of Police Main Singh stated the accident occurred close to Shahpur village this morning following which infuriated kinfolk and locals blocked a highway for practically six hours, demanding the arrest of the truck driver.
A truck loaded with a stone crusher rammed a sand-laden tractor-trailer, being pushed by sufferer Sukhdev Singh (21), from behind, the police stated.
Mr Singh, from Bhanglan Khera village in Rupnagar district, one way or the other bought trapped between the tyres of his automobile and the dashing truck dragged the tractor for roughly 500 metres, they stated.
“The incident was so tragic that the sufferer’s physique components had been scattered in numerous instructions. Subsequently, the truck driver fled the scene together with his automobile,” a police official stated.
Offended locals, led by Sukhdev’s father Jaswinder Singh staged a protest with the sufferer’s physique, which disrupted site visitors for six hours.
The protestors demanded the arrest of the accused. Later, they lifted their dharna after SP Manoj Singh pacified them.
The accused driver might be arrested quickly, the SP stated.
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