3 injured, 2 critical in Tata Ace-scooter head-on crash

KalingaTV News Network

Kamakhyanagar: At least five persons sustained injuries and two of them turned critical in a head-on collision between a Tata Ace vehicle and a Scooter near Muktapashi area under Kamakhyanagar Police Station area in Dhenkanal district on Tuesday.

The injured have been identified as Mrutyunjay Pradhan, his daughter Liza Pradhan (9), wife and Santosh Nayak of Sarang village.

Mrutyunjay, a resident of Barabati village of Jajpur district was heading to Rourkela along with his family today morning boarding a Tata Ace vehicle when the mishap took place. At Muktapashi Square the Tata Ace was hit by a scooter on which Santosh was returning from Rourkela, after he lost control over the wheels. At least five persons were injured on the spot after both the vehicles skidded on the road due to the collision.

All the injured were rushed to Kamakhyanager Medical by some locals following the mishap and Santosh along with Mrutyunjay’s minor daughter was later shifted to SCB Medical in Cuttack due to critical condition.

Police have seized both the vehicles and started investigation into the incident.


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