07 June 2018
Kendrapada: In a tragic incident, a roadside shop owner and a truck driver got killed after the speeding truck rammed into the shop in the coastal district here on Thursday morning.
While the fateful vehicle is a Hyva truck, the shop is situated near Karasinga Chowk under Marshaghai Police Station (PS) limits.
The deceased shop owner has been identified as Balakrushna Jena while the identity of the deceased truck driver was unknown.
Sources said, the allegedly speeding Hyva truck’s driver lost control over his wheels following which it rammed into the roadside shop and killed Jena who had fallen asleep inside his shop.
The speeding truck also fell into the roadside field following which the driver too sustained grievous injuries and was declared brought dead by the doctor at Marshaghai Community Health Centre (CHC).
Being informed, the local police rushed to the spot and started investigation.
The two bodies were seized by the police and sent for autopsy.
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