A heart-wrenching incident has come to light from Vaishali district of Bihar. Here an uncontrollable truck trampled many people walking on the roadside. About 15 people including children died in this incident. As soon as the information was received, the police (Bihar Police) reached the spot and admitted the injured to the district hospital. The condition of many people remains critical.
According to the information, the number of dead may increase further. All the people were returning from a wedding ceremony after having a feast, when the uncontrollable truck crushed them. The case pertains to Desari police station area located on Mahanar-Hajipur main road. Here people were returning from Sultanpur 28 Tola after having a feast from the wedding ceremony, when an uncontrollable truck came from the front, and left trampling the people. After this the truck collided with the tree.
The body of the same one got stuck in the bonnet itself, which was pulled out with great difficulty. After this accident, the people present on the spot became agitated. They started beating the driver who was sitting inside the truck. He was also beaten to death. After this, the angry people sat on a dharna on the highway itself and blocked it. As soon as the information was received, many administrative and police officers from DM-SP reached the spot. And after persuading the people, got them up from the dharna.
The police have taken the driver of the truck into their custody. A case has been registered against the owner and driver of the truck and investigation is on. At the same time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief by tweeting on this painful incident. He wrote in his tweet, “The accident in Bihar’s Vaishali is sad. Condolences to the bereaved families. Wishing the injured a speedy recovery. Rs 2 lakh to the next of kin of the deceased and Rs 50 to the next of kin of the deceased under PMNRF.” A compensation of Rs.1000 will be given.