Local BJP Leader Dies in Road Accident


Local BJP Leader Dies in Road Accident

Ashok Kumar Jain, 60, ( in photo above) President of BJP’s Trade Cell, died in a road accident today afternoon when he was run over by a truck near Vidya Bhawan School, Fatehpura.

 
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Local BJP Leader Dies in Road Accident

Ashok Kumar Jain, 60, ( in photo above) President of BJP’s Trade Cell, died in a road accident today afternoon when he was run over by a truck near Vidya Bhawan School, Fatehpura.

According to witnesses, Jain who was riding a scooter, slipped on water clogged road and subsequently a truck coming from behind ran over him, killing him on the spot. The truck driver fled away leaving the vehicle behind.

Hearing the unfortunate news, many BJP party workers including Pramod Samar, Dinesh Bhatt and Paras Singhvi gathered outside GBH American Hospital. Many residents and shopkeepers of the Devali Area also rushed to hospital, as Jain was also the patron of Devali Vyapar Mandal.

Local BJP Leader Dies in Road Accident

The accident took place at around 12:45pm today when Jain was going towards his house at Devali. The road near Vidya Bhawan School was drenched in water due to leakage in a nearby Nullah. Witnesses informed that Jain’s scooter slipped due to water and the truck which was coming from behind, hit him.

Jain was rushed to GBH American Hospital but he was declared dead by the doctors.

Shopkeepers of the area complained that the accident shows loopholes in the system. First, the road is no-entry for heavy vehicles; secondly, the water leakage is a prolonged problems that residents are facing.

Local BJP Leader Dies in Road Accident

“We have presented a memorandum to senior officials and brought the water leakage problem to their notice, but no action has been taken by them as yet. The road is also prohibited for any heavy vehicles”, says, Prakash Kumawat, President of Devali Vyapar Mandal.

Police has seized the truck and started a search for the absconding driver.

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