15 injured as pickup van overturns in Kandhamal

Phulbani: At least 15 persons sustained injuries and seven of them turned critical after a pickup van carrying them turned turtle at Mahasingi under Baliguda police limits in Kandhamal district today.

As per the report, around 60 men and women have boarded a 407 pickup van from Gardikia village under Letingia panchayat this afternoon to visit to nearby Borikia village to attend a feast when the mishap took place.

Eyewitnesses said, while travelling en-route to the destination, a goat suddenly came in front of the overloaded van near Mahasingi due to which the driver lost control over the wheels. As the van overturned, the passengers sustained injuries.

Baliguda Police rushed to the spot immediately and sent the injured to Baliguda Sub Divisional Hospital for treatment.

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