Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar
A three year old boy was killed on the spot when an earth moving vehicle ran over him at a construction site on Dhanvantri road on Saturday morning.
The deceased has been identified as Simian,son of David John,a construction laborer by profession.
Senior officer told media persons,A three year old boy was killed on the spot when an earth moving vehicle ran over him at a construction site on Dhanvantri road on Saturday morning.
During preliminary investigation it was found that David John used to work as watchman at the construction site to take care of the vehicles and the construction material.He was staying at a makeshift house at the construction site along with his wife and child.
The accident occurred at around 5.30 am when David went out of the house to inspect the site as the workers had arrived.Simian who was sleeping got up and came out the shed and sat close to the earth moving vehicle and was playing .
The driver of the vehicle identified as Shankar Nayak failed to notice the boy started the vehicle and took reverse,crushing the child under the wheels .
A few laborers heard the cry and rushed to help but by then it was too late. The Upparpet police reached the spot and later arrested Shankar Nayak and booked him under death due to negligence and further investigation is on.