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Odisha: Tehsildar On His Way To Election Duty Killed In Car-Truck Collision In Nayagarh


30 March 2019

Utpal Sahoo


Nayagarh: In an unfortunate road mishap, tehsildar of Komana in Nuapada district.was killed after a collision between his car and a truck near Sorada under Nuagaon police limits here early today morning.

The deceased has been identified as Suresh Kumar Nanda.

Reportedly, the accident mishap took place when Nanda was on his way to Bhubaneswar to attend to election duty. He was recently appointed as Additional Returning Officer in Nuapada district, stated reports.

The car driver has also sustained critical injuries and is currently undergoing treatment.

In a separate road mishap incident, bullock cart driver was killed and two bullocks were injured after being hit by a speeding truck on NH-53 near Chhatabar under Riamal police limits in Deogarh today. Irate locals blocked the road demanding compensation and hundreds of vehicles were left stranded for a couple of hours.