A man died on the spot after being hit by a vehicle of an army convoy on National Highway-37 in Sivasagar district on September 7th, 2019. The deceased has been identified as Rabindra Singh Ravi(35).
Post the incident, the enraged locals blocked the vehicle from passing the road and demanded compensation for the bereaved family. The incident took place near the Darika Bridge.
Meanwhile, the vehicular traffic along the highway went out of gear, as the irked locals, adamant to move gathered at the spot demanding justice for the deceased. A police team also reached the spot to control the situation.
Father to two children, Ravi was a driver of a private recovery crane. He was en route home after admitting his mother in Dibrugarh hospital. The deceased was supposed to donate his kidney to his ailing mother.
Locals informed that there were 20 vehicles in the convoy and Ravi was hit by the sixth vehicle of the convoy.