Sambalpur, May 17: In a shocking incident, a woman who had recovered from Covid-19 and was returning home died after her car rammed into a stationary truck near Sasan bypass here on Sunday.
While the daughter of the deceased identified as Bijli Bhoi (45) of Tikiripada also died in the accident, her son sustained critical injuries.
As per the report, Bijli had been tested positive for Covid-19 a few days back. While she remained under treatment at a private hospital in Sambalpur for a few days, on May 15 doctors declared him fit and intimated the same to her family members.
Elated with the news, Bijli’s son Vikash (23) and Ravina (22) reached the concerned hospital on the same day in a car and were returning home with her the next day when the tragedy struck.
Vikash who was driving the car lost control over its wheels at around 2.10 pm to ram into a truck parked on the road near Sasan bypass. While all three were rushed to VIMSAR in Burla Bijli and Ravina were declared brought dead.
Vikarsh is currently under treatment with critical injuries.
Police have seized the car involved in the accident and launched an investigation.