Biker crushed to death, villagers block NH

Rohtak: A 38-year-old man was crushed to death on Sunday by a Haryana roadways bus on a national highway here following which angry villagers blocked traffic.

Ishwar Singh, a resident of Gandhar village, was on his motorbike when the the bus hit him near Gandhra turn on the National Highway (NH) 10.

The driver fled from the scene. Angry villagers blocked traffic after placing the body of the deceased on the highway.

They demanded adequate compensation for the bereaved family and construction of an underpass at the Gandhra turn to prevent recurrence of such accidents.

The protesters lifted the blockade after top district and police officers assured them that their demands would be looked into.