Angul: A business man died after a speeding truck hit his scooter in Angul town this morning. The deceased has been identified as Parsuram Rout.
According to reports, Parsuram was travelling on his scooter at around 9.00 am when a truck suddenly hit his vehicle from behind at Thana Chhak in Angul town following which he fell down. The locals present at the area immediately rushed him to the district headquarters hospital (DHH), Angul, for treatment. However, he succumbed to injuries at the hospital.
Following the incident, the irate locals staged road blockade for around one hour. The police managed to pacify the agitators and freed the road.