Keonjhar, 12/11: In a tragic incident, a staff of the Regional Transport Office (RTO) here was run over by a truck when he was trying to stop it for the verification of documents. The truck driver sped away with the vehicle and absconded.
The accident took place near Pokarapani on National Highway No 20 which passes through Keonjhar district headquarter town. The deceased has been identified as Bijoy Kumar Mahanta. He is a driver.