Puri, Apr 1: In an untoward incident, a tractor driver died after being hit on his head due to bursting of the vehicle’s tyre at Atharanala in Puri town today.
The deceased has been identified as Akshay Jena of Krupasagar Patna village under the Puri Sadar police station.
According to information, the tyre burst when it was being given pressure. As it burst, Akshay got severe injuries on his head and other parts of his body. He reportedly died on the spot.
On being informed, the Sadar police reached the spot and seized the body. After sending the body to the District Headquarters Hospital for postmortem, the police have started further investigations.