Kumar Rajiv Nayan
Ara : A youth was killed and another injured when a speeding Scorpio collided head-on with a motorcycle they were riding near Munshi Tola Petrol Pump on Jagdishpur-Bihia main road under Jagdishpur police station (PS) in Bhojpur District in South Bihar on September 22, 2021, evening, The injured was admitted to Jagdishpur Sub-Divisional Hospital but the doctor referred him to Ara Sadar Hospital after first aid.
Police seized the Scorpio though its the driver escaped from the scene. The deceased was identified as Sanjeet Yadav, son of Rangbaz Yadav of Lal Tola under Jagdishpur PS, while the injured has been identified as Saroj Sharma, son of Bikram Sharma of the same village.
SHO, Jagdishpur PS, Sanjeev Kumar, said that Sanjeet Yadav along with his friend Saroj Yadav was going to Bihia on his motorcycle on September 22, 2021, evening, and when he reached near Munshi Tola Petrol Pump on Jagdishpur-Bihia main road under Jagdishpur police station, a speeding Scorpio collided head-on with the motorcycle killing Sanjeet Yadav on the spot and injuring Saroj Sharma.
As the news of the accident spread, the villagers got agitated and they blocked the Jagdishpur-Bihia main road near Munshi Tola Petrol Pump with the body raising slogans against the district administration. They burnt tyres on road paralysing movement of vehicles for about two hours and also demanded compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the next of kin of the deceased and arrest of the Scorpio driver. The blockade was lifted after positive response from the police officer. Later, police brought the body to Ara Sadar Hospital for post-mortem.