11 May 2019
Dhenkanal: Rourkela’s Samir Jena was travelling to Cuttack with his family in his car. His main intention was to have a regular medical check-up of his parents. But he hardly knew that this journey would change his life forever.
On Friday night, as he was crossing Dhenkanal, his car got hit with a wild boar near Kamagara on Kamakhyanagar-Dhenkanal road in the district. He lost control over the steering of the car and it turned turtle. In that fatal accident, his father and wife died on spot. And his mother, and two children (5-year-old grandson & 9-year-old granddaughter) including himself got critically injured.
They were rushed to the Dhenkanal District Headquarters Hospital but their condition deteriorated. So they were shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. One more died en-route to Cuttack.
Meanwhile, police have rushed to the spot and initiated an investigation into the mishap.