A tragic road accident was seen in the Semiliguda town area of Koraput district yesterday. The accident took place on National Highway-26 near Ueida (ଉଇଡ଼ା) village of Pakhjhola Panchayat. The wife died in the accident & husband is in critical condition.
According to reports, both the husband and wife were returning from Sunabeda Aeronautics College and were going to their hometown Kunduli village on a bike when the tipper hit them.
In the accident, the wife Rashmi Khila (wife) died on the spot and the husband was critically injured. Both have been shifted to Korput District Headquarters Hospital.
Sanjay Santa (Husband) and Rashmi Khila were married last year. Both were studying at Sunabeda Aeronautics College. On hearing the news of the accident, his family reached the spot. The people were very angry about this and blocked the national highway by burning tires.
Sunabeda IIC Sambit Kumar Behera and IRB police reached the scene and try to handle the crowd. People blocked the road at the place of the incident and demanded compensation. The Koraput-Vishakhapatnam main road was jammed with traffic on both sides.