MOPA: Locals from Sukekulan village in Dhargal resorted to violence today afternoon after a truck deployed at the Mopa Link Road flyover work site crushed a man to death.
A two-wheeler rider was crushed under the truck, while a pillion rider was injured in the accident reported this afternoon.
The eyewitnesses alleged that the deceased man and his two-wheeler were dragged by the truck for nearly 200 meters.
Irate locals set two cranes on fire at the work site, demanding immediate compensation and justice for the deceased.
They warned that they would not allow the dead body to be removed until the company gave compensation to the victims’ families.
They alleged that accidents are common at this link road work site and that two local persons have already been disabled in earlier accidents in the same area