CANACONA – The alignment of the Manohar Parrikar Canacona Bypass Road (MPCBR) has once again come for criticism, even as a Car jumped on the Divider at the sharp turn at Rajbhag junction on Thursday.
According to sources, a Maruti Swift Car bearing registration No. GA10 A2273 belonging to a local resident coming from Loliem was racing towards Char-rasta when the driver lost control at the sharp turn at Rajbhag junction, and the Car climbed on the road Divider.
Luckily, neither the driver nor any occupants of the Car were injured, but the vehicle got badly damaged in the mishap.
Several locals assembled and assisted at the site blamed the PWD for the erroneous alignment of the 4-lane road, blaming it as the reason for the mishap.
According to the residents, recently, one 407 pickup carrying fishing nets has also climbed on the Divider at the same site, and previously 4 more vehicles have met with similar Mishaps. The road has a sharp turn at the Rajbhag junction, which is not permitted on an Expressway as the vehicles are racing and playing with speed.
While the police came and conducted the panchanama, locals assisted in manually taking the Car off the road divider, informed sources.