Woman gives birth in car

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Kendrapada, May 24 (UNI) Traffic jam at the busy Paradeep- Daitary Expressway forced a pregnant woman to give birth inside a car.

Police today said the incident took place May 22 when the woman of Teragaon area under Marshaghai block was on her way to district headquarters hospital.

The vehicle was stuck in a traffic jam on Paradeep-Daitary Expressway, 15 Kms from here, as hundreds of chromite-ore laden truck did not allow the vehicle to proceed to the hospital.

The relatives accompanying the woman nursed her to deliver the baby inside the car amidst vehicle jam .

It may be noted here that a year back, a sick patient on way to the district headquarters hospital at Kendrapara died after the vehicle was struck up in the jam on the Paradeep-Daitary Expressway.

Everyday over 50,000 people depend on Paradeep-Daitary Express highway for communicating with Kendrapara, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur and Paradeep.

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