A 20-year-old man was killed and one other injured when a concrete electrical submit fell on the bike through which the 2 have been travelling in Beypore close to Kerala’s Kozhikode on Thursday.
The pillion rider, who sustained minor accidents, was admitted to a close-by hospital, police mentioned.
Locals later blocked the highway alleging that the accident passed off as a result of negligence on a part of the Kerala State Electrical energy Board (KSEB) .
Nonetheless, an area KSEB official rejected the cost and mentioned a contractor, who was entrusted with the job of eradicating the dismantled posts did it with out taking any precaution.
“The pole broke and fell on the bike whereas it was being eliminated,” the official mentioned.
The contractor was unavailable for feedback.
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