Ganjam: In a tragic incident, one person has been killed in a road accident infront of a petrol pump under Gangapur police limits in Ganjam district of Odisha.
The deceased has been identified as Dandapani Nayak.
According to reports, the goods-laden truck was en-route to Bhanjanagar from Asika. The truck was coming out of the petrol pump when it lost balance over the wheels and turned turtle over Dandapani. He was crushed to death on the spot whereas his grand daughter, who was with him on the bike, escaped from the mishap.
On getting the information, the Gangapur police arrived at the spot and recovered the body. The vehicle driver has fled from the scene after accident.
The cops have initiated an investigation into the matter.