Boudh: In a tragic incident, a pregnant woman died after a car hit her in Boudh district this morning.
The deceased was identified as Dhaneswari Danti of Dhungiapadar village in the district.
The incident occurred in front of main gate of Manamunda community hospital. The car hit Dhaneswari while she was returning from the hospital.
Dhaneswari died on the spot. Police rushed the spot on being informed about the incident and detained the car driver along with seizing the vehicle.
The locals expressed outrage over the incident and blocked National Highway 57 connecting between Khurda-Balangir demanding compensation for the deceased’s family.