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Diwali Misfortune: Father Killed, Son Critical In Keonjhar Road Mishap

08 November 2018


Keonjhar: In an unfortunate incident on the day of fortune, a man was killed while his son sustained critical injuries after their bike collided with a Hawaii truck here late last night at Bilepada area under Joda police limits.

The deceased has been identified as Sarat Chandra Das. Meanwhile, his son Subrat Das is currently undergoing treatment at Cuttack SCB College and Medical Hospital.

According to sources, the duo was Brahmins and was returning home after finishing rituals of Lakshmi Puja at several shops. The incident occurred at Bileipada area when the duo’s bike collided with a Hawaii truck and critically injured the both.

Sarat and Subrat were rushed to Keonjhar District Headquarters Hospital (DHH), however the former died while undergoing treatment.

Later, Subrat Das was shifted to Cuttack after his condition worsened.

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