On Wednesday, A student died and another was injured in a road accident near Fish Market, Camp area, Belagavi. A truck mowed down a 10-year-old schoolboy in the city two days after a college girl died in a similar accident.
DCP Sneha and other police officers rushed to the spot, inspected and informed that they have impounded the truck and arrested its driver for investigation. DCP Sneha said that This incident took place around 8.40 am, the heavy vehicles movement in the city is banned between 9 am to 11, so the issue of banning heavy vehicles inside city will be discussed again and proper action will be taken.
MLA Anil Benake who visited spot assured residents that speed breakers will be put and police will be deployed in this stretch.
MLA Benake informed to media that Fish market road has been a bottleneck for years, this area is under Central government, that’s the reason we are unable to take up widening here. In this regard, we had meeting with cantonment officials, Central Government officials for taking up the work on widening this stretch in smart city project and other works. But we did no get permission to widen this bottleneck.