Dhenkanal: At least one person was killed and four others sustained critical injuries after a bricks-laden truck overturned at Jadapal Chhak under Kamakshyanagar police limits in Dhenkanal district today.
The deceased has been identified as Suresh Mallick (40).
As per the report, the mini-truck was carrying a bricks consignment from Panchaputi to Kankadahad this morning when the mishap took place. The driver of the vehicle lost control over the wheels due to some reason causing the vehicle to overturn subsequently.
Some bystanders rushed to the victims to Kamakhyanagar Hospital after rescuing from the mangled vehicle immediately where doctors declared Surest brought dead. Later, the injured identified as Chhabi Parida, Jitu Mallick, Parama Mallick and Santosh Mallick were shifted to Dhenkanal District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) for further treatment.
Police have seized the mangled vehicle by reaching the spot.