In a tragic incident, a four-year-old child succumbed to his injuries after he was run over by a speeding pick-up van along the National Highway 31 at Bilasipara town area committee in Dhubri district of Assam.
As per reports, the incident took place at Trikuta area in the afternoon hours of September 14th, 2019. The goods vehicle was coming towards Dhubri area when it hit the child. The driver managed to flee from the spot.
Although he was rushed to the nearest Bilasipara Civil hospital he was declared “brought dead” by the hospital authorities. The deceased has been identified as Shahdat Ali. He was a resident of the No 1 Trikuta area.
Meanwhile, irked with the incident, the locals gheraoed the vehicle and staged protest. A locals police team have reached the spot and seized the vehicle.