Reported by Ranjan Rath
Rayagada, Dec 23:
One person was killed and 12 others seriously injured when a tractor, in which they were travelling overturned at Mukundpur Ghat in Odisha’s Rayagada district this evening.
According to reports, some villagers of Lalabi village were on the way to their home in a tractor after completing the ongoing PMGSY work at Kailashpur when the driver lost control. As a result, tractor skidded off the road near Hanuman temple.
The incident took place at about 8 PM, reports said.
While Hari Kadraka (25) died on the spot, the six injured villagers—Nandu Relika, Siri Kadraka, Kunalu Hepruka, Mandangi Namili, Kilaka Rami and Ulaka Lakheya—were rushed to the district headquarters hospital while five other villagers were shifted to Vishakhapatnam as their condition became critical.