Barak Valley

Speeding truck mows down man in Silchar

Silchar : A 43 year old man was killed after he was run over by a truck on the Silchar-Irongmara road in Rangirkhari area on Monday.

The deceased Kinjen Kangmei worked at the NIT, Silchar and was resident of Naga Colony. Gopalganj in Silchar town.

As per reports, the mishap took place around 8 AM on Monday morning when Kinjen, who was going to NIT on his bicycle like other days, was run over by the truck in Rangirkhari because of which he died on the spot. Locals immediately gathered on the spot and caught the truck driver and then blocked the road in protest against the accident.

Locals blamed reckless driving of the truck driver for the man’s death and demanded adequate compensation for the deceased’s family. A team of policemen reached the mishap spot after receiving the information of the incident and spoke to the protesters following which the road blockade was withdrawn around 10 AM. The body was sent to SMCH for the post-mortem. The truck driver was held by the police.

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