Korba: A very painful incident has come to light from Korba district of Chhattisgarh. Here the trailer driver died after being hit by an 11 kV high tension wire without a helper. The trailer driver, who had gone to unload the ballast on the side of Vivek Construction Company on Barbaspur Road under Urga police station area of the district, died on the spot after being hit by an 11 KV wire. On the information of the incident, the Urga police have started investigation by establishing a case, where the family members have accused the company of negligence.
According to the information, the deceased is originally a resident of Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, whose name is 28-year-old Mohammad Faiz Ahmed. He had come to work in Korba’s Vivek Construction only one and a half months ago. Faiz Ahmed was a trailer driver in the company who had gone to unload ballast at the company’s siding at Barbaspur.
The 11 kV wire was cut at the site, during which the vehicle came under its grip while unloading the ballast and died on the spot due to electrocution.
All four tires exploded
All four tires of the vehicle exploded due to electrocution. The grass that was growing around there also got scorched. The people of the company immediately informed the Urga police station, where after reaching the spot, the body was sent to the district hospital for post-mortem.
The father of the deceased, Mohammad Shafiq, told that his son had come to Korba from Uttar Pradesh to earn money only a few months ago. He had received information on the phone that his son had died of electrocution, where he reached the spot, saw the spot and inquired about the incident.
The father of the deceased has alleged that due to the negligence of the company, his son has lost his life. The 11 kV wire was very low at the site where the ballast unloading was taking place. There was no one on site while unloading and there was no helper on the vehicle.
promised to bring new clothes to the daughter
The father of the deceased told that his son Faiz Ahmed has a 6 year old daughter and a two and a half month old son. A few days ago, he had a talk with his family members and he had told his daughter that I will come home with your new clothes, but after this incident, there is mourning in the family and the family members are in a bad condition.
Urga police station in-charge Sanat Sonwani said that on the information of the incident, the police reached the spot and started investigation. The investigation is being done by recording the statements of the people of the company.