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Odisha woman, minor daughter killed in road accident

By Subadh Naik

December 2017

KalingaTV News Network

Jagatsinghpur: A woman and her seven-year-old daughter were killed in a road accident at Balipatna under Tirtol police limits here on Wednesday.

The accident took place when a speeding hyva truck hit the bike from behind on which the woman identified as Pramila and her daughter were traveling along with her nephew. They were on their way to Balipatna from Tirtol. While Pramila died on the spot, her daughter and nephew were rushed to the Manijanga Community Health Centre (CHC) in a critical condition. However, the minor girl died while undergoing treatment. The biker is still under medication, said sources.

Tension run in the area following the accident as relatives of the deceased person along with the angry locals staged a road blocked demanding arrest of the absconding hyva truck driver and adequate compensation.

Local police is on the spot to take stock of the situation.