Raipur: A car met with an accident in new expressway being constructed between Railway Station and Nava Raipur (Atal Nagar) last night. Mahavir Nagar resident Abhinav Shukla and his wife had a narrow escape after their car overturned after passing through this pothole which appeared due to rain.
Taking serious note of the accident home and public works minister Tamradhwaj Sahu instructed to constitute a high level probe committee to look into the quality of construction. The committee will be headed by ACS. Sahu said that if quality of construction was found to be poor, action would be taken against concerned contractor.
The accident took place at around 2 am in intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday when the car flipped thrice due to a large pothole. Pothole appeared due to poor quality of construction. A major accident would have taken place had the car fallen from the flyover after flipping thrice. Police and PWD staff reached the spot immediately after receiving information about accident and