Ghaziabad: A 24-year-old MBA student was on Monday crushed to death under the wheels of a dumper in Nandgram area of the district, police said.
The incident took place around 7 AM when Ashish, who was going for an exam on his motorcycle, was knocked down by the dumper, they said.
The victim was rushed to a local hospital but was declared brought dead by doctors, they said, adding that the dumper`s driver escaped from the spot.
The incident triggered protests among the locals, who blocked vehicular traffic on Merrut road resulting in a jam for about two hours. They dispersed only after assurance by authorities that the accused will be caught soon.
A case has been registered and searches are on to nab the driver.