Woman Teacher, Clerk Killed After Head-On Collision With Speeding Bike


Phulbani: In a fatal road accident on Saturday morning, a woman teacher and a clerk died after two minors on a speeding bike collided with their scooter in Kandhamal.

The duo was on their way to school on a scooter when the minor speeding the bike collided with them head-on. The injured in the accident were taken to the local government hospital by an auto-rickshaw. However, doctors declared both women dead upon arrival. However, the minor boys survived the crash with slight injuries.

The deceased women were Pradipta Sahu (34), a teacher of Lingad Kanyashram School, and a resident of Nayagarh, while the other woman was identified as Bimala Pradhan (47), of Kupaguda village in Malikapadi panchayat. Later on intimation, family members and villagers reached the hospital.

Udayagiri police station IIC Ajay Swain also reached the hospital to take stock of the situation. He informed that the minor boys, who were riding the bike, are undergoing treatment while both the ill-fated mangled vehicles have been seized.

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