Anganwadi worker critical in road mishap in Ganjam

KalingaTV News Network

Berhampur: An Anganwadi worker sustained critical injury after she was hit by a government bus at Sriram Nagar Square in the city on Thursday.

The injured has been identified as Gouri Nahak.

Gouri, who works in Kanchuru Anganwadi Kendra under Hinjili Tehsil was on her way to work in the morning and waiting for the bus while the mishap took place. Driver of a speeding Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL) bus drove his vehicle extremely right at Sriram Nagar Square and ended up hitting Gouri, who was standing on the roadside.

The victim, who got badly injured in both of her legs was rushed to the MKCG Medical where her condition remains critical.

Angry locals intercepted the bus and detained the driver after the incident. They also staged a road blockade at the site demanding compensation to the victim’s kin.

Police have seized the bus and arrested the driver reaching the spot.

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