1 killed, 10 injured in trailer truck-bus head-on crash

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Berhampur: At least one person was killed and 10 others sustained injuries in a head-on collision between a trailer truck and a bus at Bhejiput Square on NH-16 under Khallikote police limits in Ganjam district last night.

The incident took place late in the night while one Babu Das of Purusottampur village was returning home along with his family boarding a bus (Registration Number. OR 07 G 8557) after thread ceremony of his son which was held in Puri. At Bhejiput Square a trailer truck which was coming from the opposite direction came extremely right on the road and dashed against the bus from the front. While driver of the truck died on the spot at least 10 members of Das’s family sustained injuries due to the crash.

The injured were rushed to the Khallikote CHC by police later in the night from where three critical were shifted to MKCG Medical due to their deteriorating conditions.

Police have started investigation in the case after seizing the mangled vehicles and rushing sending the body for autopsy.

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