Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has identified black spots at five places in the National Highway-16 between Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.
“We have marked black spots at five places on the NH-16 between Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. The places are Batabhuasuni, Aiginia, Pahal, Acharya Vihar over bridge and the road near Siddharth Hotel,” said Traffic SCP BK Sahu today.
He said that to prevent accidents road barriers will be put up on the NH and will be removed after 9 pm to reduce the speed of vehicles. He said awareness will be spread among people to drive safely.
Commissioner of Police Satyajit Mohanty directed for identification of black spots in view of five back to back deaths in road accidents on the NH-16 in Bhubaneswar within last three days.
On Monday, a father-son duo was killed after falling off the 30-feet-high Acharya Vihar flyover here after their scooter hit a protection wall after being hit from behind by an unknown vehicle.