Rourkela, May 3: Tension prevailed at the Hitech Medical College and Hospital located in Panposh area of Sundergarh district last night after a patient died under treatment and his family alleged medica negiligence.
As per the report, the victim identified as a local resident had been rushed to the hospital for treatment last evening. Remaining under treatment for few hours the patient succumbed by the late night.
Soon after the incident, family members of the patient accused the hospital authorities of not taking proper care of his and blocked the National Highway-143 near Gandhi Chhak by keeping the body.
Vehicular traffic was badly affected due to the blockade and hundreds of vehicles remain stranded on both sides of the Highway for hours post which police intervened.
After assurance of the police the road blockade was removed today morning.