Betanoti: A senior Obstetrician & Gynecologist was killed in a road mishap near Nayapurostampur under Betanoti police limits in Mayurbhanj district today morning.
The Obstetrician & Gynecologist, Dr Anjan Sarangi driving a car hit a truck from rear Nayapurostampur at around 9:35 AM. Following the mishap, the truck driver along with the vehicle left the spot with bothering about the condition of the car occupant.
As the spot was away from populated area and located in a dense forest, locals came to know about the accident late.
Dr Sarangi was found trapped behind the steering wheel. The impact of the accident was so severe that his car had turned into a pile of mangled metals.
With the help of a gas cutter, the locals rescued Sarangi in a critical condition from the damaged car. He was rushed to the Baripada hospital in an ambulance. When the doctor’s condition worsened, he was referred to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
Sarangi succumbed to his injuries at Bhadrak on the way to the SCB hospital.
The police have initiated a probe into the road mishap after registering a case.