Balangir, Dec 31:
Four persons were killed and 10 others seriously injured when a pick-up van in which they were travelling met with an accident at Harishankar Chhak at Patnagarh in Balangir district on Tuesday afternoon.
According to reports, a group of persons from Michhilibahal had gone to Harishankar for a picnic.
On their way back, the pick-up van overturned at Harishankar Chhak when the driver lost control of the vehicle.
The locals rushed to the spot and rushed the injured passengers to the Balangir district headquarters hospital for treatment, where four of them were declared dead.
The bodies were later sent for post mortem.
The identity of the deceased was yet to be ascertained till the reports last came in.