08 February 2019
Bhadrak: Two persons were killed and another person was critically injured after an SUV rammed into a stationary truck near a cinema hall at Tihidi here early today morning.
The deceased have been identified as Dilip Rout, the driver of the vehicle, and SK Puhan.
The incident occurred early in the morning as the driver was unable to spot the parked truck in the foggy road due to low visibility, stated reports.
On intimation, cops and fire personnel rushed to the spot and rescued injured person Bichitra Padhi. He was first rushed to Bhadrak district headquarters hospital for treatment and was later shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack when his condition deteriorated.
According to sources, SK Puhan and Bichitra Padhi were retired defence personnel and were currently working as security personnel in IOCL. They were on their way back home after finishing patrolling rounds.