08 March 2019
Balasore: In an unfortunate incident, as many as two persons were killed and one person was rendered critical after a truck collided with another truck and subsequently hit a woman late last night near Dandakali temple at Khantapada police station on NH-16.
The identities of the deceased persons are yet to be ascertained.
According to reports, a bus was travelling from Udala to Bhubaneswar when passengers took a break and got off the bus for tea at around 1:30 am in the night. In the same spot, two trucks first collided following which one of the trucks hit a woman passenger of the bus.
The woman died on the spot and one of the truck drivers succumbed to his injuries too.
On intimation, cops have reached the spot and began a probe into the matter. The truck has been seized and the injured persons are currently undergoing treatment.
Meanwhile, one person was killed after the bike he was riding fell into a drain on NH-57 near Puruna Cuttack in Boudh. The deceased has been identified as Bhagirathi Sethi of Rambikata village.