Cuttack: An on-duty traffic cop of the Commissionerate Police woke up to the need of the hour in a bid to save the life of a road accident victim here today.
The incident reportedly took place near Jobra Barrage Chowk.
As per an eye-witness, he was on his way to Jobra from Jagatpur when the mishap occurred. He immediately parked his bike on the roadside and noticed that an elderly woman had fallen off a moving vehicle and was lying unconscious. The traffic constable deployed there at once sought the passerby’s help and rushed her to hospital by the PCR van.
The traffic cop has been identified as Ramesh Chandra Behera.
The matter came to the fore when the eye-witness shared the post with pics on social media praising the act of the cop whose official mission is to ‘dare and care’.
Notably, Twin City Traffic DCP Soumya Mishra has recently inaugurated safety kit at all the traffic posts here in the millennium city for the noble purpose and has also exhorted both the cops as well as the denizens to respond timely so that precious lives of accident victims could be saved.