Sankhemundi, 7/12: Vehicular traffic was paralysed as the irate local blocked the national highway near T Govindpur following death of a school student in a road accident.
According to reports, Sipun Nayak, a class VIII student of a local residential school was hit by a speeding car when he was going in a bicycle. As a result, he died on the spot.
Irate locals then blocked the road in protest, following which hundreds of vehicles were stranded on both sides.
Patpur police reached the spot and persuaded the agitated locals to lift the road blockade.