Durgapur: In a tragic road mishap a child was crushed to death by a speeding dumper near Nakrapunda mine in Lauduhara area of Durgapur on Wednesday.
Rupam Lohar, a student of class-1 was going to school when a dumper heavily loaded with coal run him over. The child died on the spot. Agitated by the accident the local people damaged the killer dumper and pelted stone on many others.
Police rushed to the area to contain the situation. The locals have complained that despite being highly populated the road do not have any speed breakers, which often resulted in terrible accidents. Situation remains tense in the area after the incident.