Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Nov 28: A heavy vehicle carrying sand ran over an 18 year-old girl, identified as Shaheen Muskan, near Waris Nagar under Kapali OP area on Tuesday. The victim died at the scene.
Sources said the mishap occurred around 5.30 pm when the truck knocked down the woman while passing through the locality. The woman was crushed to death on the spot.
Irked over the incident, local residents vandalized the vehicle and blocked the road for several hours demanding a ban on entry of heavy vehicles through the locality.
They alleged that sand mafia members used the road for smuggling of minerals.
The protest continued till late evening.