Man Hit by Police Vehicle; Riot Ensues

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Patna: Once again, following an accident on Govind Mitra Road in Patna on Thursday, an angry mob destroyed a police vehicle, blocked the road, and targeted other vehicles in the area demanding arrest of the driver and compensation for the mishap victim.

According the report, a man who was only identified as Ranjit, was hit by a police vehicle on Thursday morning. He was rushed to the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) where he remains in serious condition.

A native of Masaurhi, Ranjit worked at a medical store not too far from the site of accident. He was hit by the police vehicle while crossing the road, report said.

Senior police officials, including Town DSP Manoj Tiwari, after much effort, managed to get the road cleared though not before many vehicles were damaged by the unruly mob.

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