24 November 2019
Sundergarh: Three football players were killed and another injured after a bus hit a two-wheeler near Laxmiposh village here on Sunday evening. The youths were part of a local team and returning home on a two-wheeler.
The deceased have been identified as Hemant Bada, Sandeep Pradhan and Krishna Pradhan. The injured person was identified as Debendra Rout. According to sources, a bus heading towards Kutra from Dalaki collided head-on with the scooter.
While three of them died on the spot, Rout sustained grievous injuries. They had gone to participate in a match at Sanabarsa village. The deceased belong to Dalaki village while. Rout has been admitted to Jamabahal hospital.
An eyewitness said the two-wheeler driver lost control over the vehicle leading to the mishap. Police have recovered the bodies and initiated a probe into the incident.