Two died in a road accident in Ghatshila on Tuesday morning. A truck hit the bike near the hospital chowk of Fuldungri subdivision. In this incident, two people on the bike died on the spot. The relatives of the deceased told that the father riding the bike was going to get his newborn child vaccinated. Angry people blocked the road due to the incident. On information, the police of Ghatshila police station sent the bodies of both of them for post-mortem. Simultaneously, by pacifying the people, the jam was removed from the road. Here, the local people are calling the hospital square as bloody chowk. He says that so far more than a dozen people have become victims of accidents at this chowk. Despite repeated requests, no initiative has been taken by the administration to slow down the pace.
father was going to vaccinate the newborn
The deceased have been identified as Sujit Kisku, 13, and Sukhlal Murmu, 20, of Dumaria police station. Family members told that on Saturday, Sukhlal Murmu’s son was born. Sent his newborn son and wife to the sub-division hospital for vaccination. And Sujit himself was going on the bike with Kisku. During this, both of them became victims of the accident. On the information of the incident, Ghatshila police station along with SI Achit Kumar reached the police. The body was sent for post-mortem. On information, BDO Kumar Abhinav and CO Rajeev Kumar also reached the subdivision hospital.
Dozens of people have been victims of the accident at the hospital square
Local people say that dozens of people have been victims of road accidents at the hospital Fourlane Chowk. That’s why people have named this place as Khooni Chowk. Despite the requests of the people, the administration has not taken any initiative to slow down the speed of vehicles.
After this incident, SDO Satyaveer Rajak, ADPO Kuldeep Toppo and police station in-charge Shambhu Prasad Gupta, Sub-Divisional Hospital in-charge Dr Shankar Tudu held a meeting. After this, the SDO has directed to close the road crossing at Hospital Chowk. so as not to cause road accidents.