Girl crushed under wheels of truck in Odisha’s Jharsuguda

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Jharsuguda, Oct 9:

In a tragic incident, a 13-year-old girl was crushed to death after a truck ran over her in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district today.


The deceased has been identified as Pritimayee Patel.

According to reports, while Pritimayee was heading towards Seriapali from Jharsuguda with her parents on a bike this morning, the two-wheeler lost control and fell down on to the road.

A speeding truck coming from behind ran crushed the girl to death leaving her parents grievously injured.

The injured have been admitted to the District Headquarters Hospital.

Following the incident, irate locals had staged road blockade demanding compensation for the family members of the deceased. They had also detaining the truck.

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