Anandpur, Mar 26: A minor boy was mowed down by a truck while he was going to tuition near Nuagaon Chhak on National Highway 20 under Ramachandrapur police limits in Keonjhar district today.
According to the locals, the minor was crossing the road to attend tuition classes when an over speeding truck ran over him near Nuangaon Chakk. Subsequently, he succumbed to his injuries at the spot.
However, the driver of the truck tried to flee away from the spot but the passerby managed to nab the driver and handed him over to the police.
Irate over the incident, the locals of the village staged demonstration by keeping the body on the road demanding compensation.