KalingaTV News Network
Angul/Balangir/Balasore: At least one person was killed and 19 others sustained injuries in separate road mishaps across the state today.
A youth was killed at Kumurisingi Square under Jarapada Police Station area in Angul district early this morning after a Toyota Innova carrying four passengers collided with a speeding truck coming from the opposite direction. Three others who sustained critical injury in the accident were rushed to a nearby hospital.
The deceased has been identified as Santosh Pradhan of Deogarh district.
In another incident at least 11 picnickers were hurt when a bus carrying them from Teerathgarh of Chhattisgarh struck a stationary truck at Kadalimunda Square on Balangir-Titilagarh road. The injured were rushed to the Balangir DHH in critical condition. All the injured are students of Balangir Ayurvedic College.
Similaly, at least five passengers were injured at Mirigimundi under Basta block of Balasore district after the bus they were boarding dashed against a truck while trying to overtake it. The injured were rushed to the Balasore DHH.