Man died road accident kin blocks highway protest. A middle aged man was killed after being hit by an over speeding bus on Ludhiana- Chandigarh highway near Mundian kalan on Saturday. After the death the relatives and area residents blocked the highway in protest.Due to protest heavy traffic jam was witnessed on both sides of highway. Heavy police force was deployed on the spot for preventative measures. The protest was lifted after the senior police officials assured action in the case.According to information Mohan Parsad (47) was on the way to his work place on motorcycle. He was crossing Mundian area when an over speeding bus of Punjab Roadways hit the motorcycle and the victim died on the spot.The bus driver fled from the spot leaving the vehicle behind. The family members, relatives and area residents reached the spot and blocked traffic in protest. Later the police pacified the protestors and sent the body at civil hospital for post mortem.The victim is survived by three daughters and one son. The daughter of deceased demanded strict action against the accused. Incharge of Police Post industrial area which falls under police station Focal Point said that they have registered case of negligence driving against the driver of bus and launched manhunt for his arrest. The vehicle was impounded by police.
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