Elderly Man Dragged On Car For 8km In Bihar’s East Champaran, Dies


Patna: In a horrific incident, an elderly man was dragged by a speeding car for 8km. The incident was reported from National Highway 27 in the East Champaran district of Bihar.

The victim, identified as 70-year-old Shankar Chaudhur, a resident of Bangra village under Kotwa police station area of the district, was reportedly crossing NH 27 near Bangra Chowk, when a speeding car coming from Gopalganj town rammed into the bicycle.

Following the incident, Chaudhur got trapped on the bonnet of the car.

He reportedly kept shouting and pleading to stop the car. Bystanders said they also screamed at the driver to stop, and even chased him, but he kept driving at the same high speed.

However, he suddenly realised and hit the brakes near Kadam Chowk in Kotwa. During this, Shankar Chaudhur fell down in front of the car, and died after being crushed under the wheels.

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