Man crushed to death by speeding vehicle, people block road

Jun 17, 2016, 12:33 IST | PTI

Siwan: A man was crushed to death by a speeding vehicle on Siwan-Barhariya road in Bihar's Siwan district in the wee hours on Friday, a police officer said.

Mufassil police station SHO Vinay Pratap Singh said that the incident occurred when a man identified as Rajendra Manjhi was crossing the Siwan-Barhariya road near Rasulpur village in the district.

Manjhi was the resident of Rasulpur village.

Agitated villagers blocked the Siwan-Barhariya road for nearly four hours demanding adequate compensation, the SHO said adding that the blockade was lifted after the administration gave an assurance in this regard.

The speeding vehicle and its driver managed to escape from the scene, the SHO said and added that efforts were on to locate and nab the driver with the vehicle.

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