Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed at Chhatabara in Deogarh district as locals staged a road blockade, disrupting traffic severely, following a fatal accident occurred there early this morning.
According to reports, an unknown vehicle rammed over a local person, killing him on the spot, at Chhatabar. The deceased was identified as Sugriba Sahoo of nearby Jamubania village.
Following the accident, locals soon blocked the road, demanding adequate compensation for the family of the deceased. Due to the road blockade, vehicular movement has been severely affected. Hundred of vehicles have stranded at different places on the road.
Police have reached the spot and started investigation.