Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 (LocalWire): In a tragic road accident, two lady teachers of a government-run upper primary school died today at Danda Mukundapur chowk as a speeding van crashed into their scooter on the Puri-Bhubaneswar highway.
The ill-fated victims- Subhalaxmi Parida (27) and Snehalata Sahu (42)- were on their way to Pitabas upper primary school near Pipili notified area council when the road accident occurred during wee hours today.
Both of them were rushed to the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar. They were received dead at the hospital.
The driver of the van has been arrested and a case has been registered against him for reckless and rash driving, police said.