25 January 2020
Puri: Two lady teachers were killed when the scooter they were riding on had a head-on crash with an auto-rickshaw near Dandamukundapur under Pipili Police limits in Puri district, today.
The deceased have been identified as Snehalata Sahoo (42) and Subhalaxmi Parida (23). In relation, they were aunt and niece respectively and were residents of Dandamukundapur. They taught at nearby Pitabasa UG ME School. Sources said that the duo travelled to school together every day.
As per reports, just like every other day, today morning too they were on their way to school they had a head-on collision with an auto coming from opposite direction.
In a critical condition, both of them were first rushed to Pipili Hospital and then to Capital Hospital, Bhubaneswar as their condition worsened. However, upon arrival, the doctor declared both of them ‘brought dead’.
A pall of gloom settled over Dandamukundapur as the news of the untimely death of the aunt-niece reached the families.