STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
Angul, 14 November
Irate locals blocked the Angul-Chhendipada road following a road accident in which a 14 year girl of Baratara village died this morning.
Police sources said that the girl was going to temple with her family members when a truck hit her from behind killing her on the spot.
Enraged by this, villagers blocked the road and demanded adequate compensation.
Vehicular traffic on the road remains paralyzed since morning affecting communication to several companies like the Jindal Steel and Power Ltd, Monnet company etc.
In another accident today, a truck driver was killed when his truck had head on collision with a trawler near Katada on National Highway No 55. Three others, the staff of the truck and trawler were injured in the accident.