Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Dhenkanal, May 13:
In a tragic incident, at least two persons were killed and two others– a woman and a child– sustained critical injuries when a beer-laden truck and an auto-rickshaw collided head-on on NH-55 near Shakti sugar mills in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district this morning.
The deceased were identified as Ranjan Pradhan and P Mandal, the driver of the three-wheeler.
On the other hand, Ranjan’s wife Jharana and his two-year-old girl child were grievously injured in the accident and admitted to Dhenkanal district headquarters hospital by police, who reached the spot on being informed about the incident.
According to reports, the mishap took place when they were returning home after attending the marriage ceremony of Ranjan’s brother-in-law.