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Man killed, cousin injured in road accident

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Press Trust of India Madhubani
A man was killed and his cousin was seriously injured when their motorcycle collided head-on with a truck in Bihar's Madhubani district today, police said.
The deceased has been identified as Indrajit Kumar Sah (20) while his cousin Vikas Kumar Sah (18) was seriously injured in the incident, Madhubani Sadar, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Kamini Bala said.
The accident took place near Kapileshwar Jagat chowk on NH 105 when they were returning to their village Satlakh Chandrasenpur of the district, the DySP said.
The injured person was rushed to Madhubani sadar hospital where doctors referred him to Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital, (DMCH), he said.
Angry local people blocked the national highway for a few hours to protest against the incident, the DySP said, adding that the blockade was lifted following an assurance given by the local administration that culprits would be arrested soon.
The police arrested the truck driver, he added.

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First Published: Aug 31 2018 | 7:15 PM IST

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