KalingaTV News Network
Cuttack: One person was killed and at least six others sustained injuries in two separate road accidents under Mahanga Police Station area in the district on Friday.
A youth was killed and two others sustained critical injury after a speeding bike hit another bike on Balichandrapur-Kuanpala Road near Adamaheshpur area in a bid to overtake it. An elderly passer-by present at the spot also sustained injury in the crash.
The deceased has been identified as Debasish Pradhan of Khartang village. The injured were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital by some locals.
In another incident, at least three passengers were hurt after the driver of an auto-rickshaw lost control over the wheels causing the vehicle to veer off on Salipur-Kuanpala Road near Raisunguda.
Police reached the spot immediately and rushed the injured to a nearby hospital. They also seized the vehicle.