Koraput: In a tragic incident, as many as three persons died as a paddy-laden truck met with an accident at Kumbhariput ghat under Bandhugaon block in Odisha’s Koraput district late last night.
The driver of the vehicle sustained grievous injuries in the mishap and has been hospitalised.
According to reports, the ill-fated truck was on the way to Andhra Pradesh from Tikiri in Rayagada carrying paddy. The driver lost control over the wheels following which the vehicle rammed into a tree and overturned killing three persons on the spot.
On being informed, police reached the spot and recovered the bodies besides rescuing the driver.