An accident took place on Monday Evening at Mangal Chandi Temple Road near Sagarbanga, Durgapur. It took place between a cyclist and a truck which resulted in the death of the cyclist.
The name of the person was Jatin Ray. He was a resident of the Raipara area near Sagarbanga. He was a contractor labour at a private company in Durgapur.
According to the sources, he was returning home from work in the evening. While he was crossing the road, a truck coming at high speed collided with him which resulted in his demise.
The locals kept the body and blocked the road in protest and demanded speed breakers in the area along with monetary compensation for the accident.
After getting the news, police from Coke Oven and New town police station came to the spot. They assured the locals and after being assured, the locals lifted the protest. The police took the body and sent it to the Durgapur SD Hospital for Post-mortem.
According to the latest news, the truck was found, and the driver and helper were arrested.