2 dead, 7 hurt in Bokaro accident | Ranchi News – Times of India πŸ’₯😭😭πŸ’₯

Bokaro: Two persons died and seven were injured after three vehicles β€” a gas cylinder-laden truck, tractor and auto-rickshaw collided near Khutri Polytechnic on Jainmaod-Phusro road under Jaridih police station in Bokaro around midnight.
The tractor was parked on the roadside when the truck crashed into it from behind. The auto which was behind the truck also lost balance and collided with it. The victims were identified as Prahlad Singh (45), a labourer and Kalachand Mahli (43).
Following the incident, local residents, mostly known to the victims, blocked the road for several hours demanding compensation and jobs to the dependents. The truck was going from Balidih to Giridih.
Officer in-charge of Jaridih police station, Mohammad Rustam and block development officer, Ujjwal Soren, reached the spot to persuade people to end the blockade. β€œThe victims were the driver and conductor of the tractor,” said Rustam. He added that among the injured, four were women who were going home in the auto after attending a function.
A local resident said the tractor was parked on the road side with a flat tyre. The victim was in the tractor when the truck hit it. There was a traffic jam till Thursday morning.

2 dead, 7 hurt in Bokaro accident | Ranchi News – Times of India

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