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Picnic Tractor Turns Turtle In Kalahandi, Driver Killed On Spot, 15 Critical

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24 December 2017


Kalahandi: In an unfortunate incident, one person was killed and at least 15 persons including children and women were injured after a tractor met with an accident on Sunday.

According to reports, the accident took place at around 12:30 pm. The vehicle was ferrying around 40 persons. The driver of the vehicle was killed on the spot.

The mishap occurred when the vehicle was proceeding towards Thuamul Rampur. It turned turtle while crossing a hilly terrain on a ghat road under Kalampur police limits.

The injured were rushed by passersby to a local hospital from where they were shifted to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur. The condition of the injured is stated as critical.

The driver of the tractor lost control while maneuvering a sharp turn following which the vehicle slipped from the valley.