Jagatsingpur: Tension ran high at Balipatna under Tirtol police limits in Jagatsinghpur district following the death of a woman and her minor daughter in a road mishap today.
The deceased woman has been identified as Pramila.
The mishap took place when the mother-daughter duo was travelling in a bike along with her nephew from Tirtol to Balipatna when a speeding hyva hit them from behind.
According to reports, Pramila died on the spot while, her daughter and nephew were rushed to Manijanga Community Health Centre (CHC), where the minor girl succumbed to injuries. The condition of the youth is still critical.
Following the incident, irate locals and kin of the deceased have stage a road blocked on Cuttack-Paradip road demanding compensation for the deceased’s family member.
On the other hand the accused diver of the Hyva has been arrested after he surrendered.
Meanwhile, police have reached the spot and trying to pacify the irate mob.