10 October 2019
Keonjhar: Keonjhar SP Mitrabhanu Mahapatra survived a close brush with death after his vehicle collided head-on with a truck at Jharabeda Square under Turumunga police limits in the district on Thursday.
Reportedly, SP Mahapatra was going for inspection of Turumunga Police Station when the 10-wheeler coming from opposite direction hit the Scorpio he was travelling in.
While Mahapatra escaped unhurt, the front of the vehicle was damaged. Following it, the truck driver was detained and subjected to interrogation to ascertain if he was driving in an inebriated condition.