**Khurda:** A 48-year-old woman and her daughter escaped narrowly in a serious accident near Totapada Square on National Highway 16 on Wednesday evening.
Locals rushed the injured to a local hospital from where they were shifted to a private hospital in the City. They have been identified as Mitarani Behera and her daughter Rekha Behera (22) of Olasingh village under Jankia police limits.
The two were proceeding towards the Capital City on a scooter. At Totapada square Rekha lost control of the two-wheeler and rammed into a truck which was parked on the highway. As the scooter was speeding the duo fell off the vehicle with a jerk, eye-witnesses said.
Mitarani sustained head injuries in the accident; however her condition is stated to be stable. Rekha is also responding well to the treatment, said sources.