28 November 2019
Jharsuguda: A school teacher was killed after being run over by a coal laden truck in yet another road mishap on BTM bypass road in Jharsuguda district on Thursday.
The deceased identified as Jyotsnarani Sutar of Housing Board Colony was returning from school at around 5 PM when the mishap occured. She was rushed to Jharsuguda district headquarters hospital (DHH) in a critical condition where doctor declared her brought dead.
Till last reports came in, irate locals have blocked National Highway 49 and Sambalpur-Rourkela Biju Expressway demanding a flyover on the spot to avoid such accidents in future.
Earlier on November 19, a Class X girl identified as Swapna Jena was killed and another injured after being run over by a truck on the same spot.