One killed, three hurt in road mishap in Odisha capital

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 19:

One person died and three others seriously injured when an Innova SUV collided head-on with a speeding truck in the Odisha capital early this morning.

Pic: Biswaranjan Mishra
Pic: Biswaranjan Mishra

The deceased has been identified as Manoj Kumar Sahu of Salepur, the driver of the Innova car who was on the wheels at the time of the accident.

The critically injured have been identified as M Bhattacharjee, Amitabh Sarkar P Rao Choudhury, all of them employees of SAIL and from West Bengal. All three have been admitted to the Apollo Hospital here.

Eyewitnesses said four persons were travelling in an Innova SUV when a speeding truck coming from the opposite direction collided head-on with it at Power House Square and ran over the car.

Following information, police rushed to the spot and admitted the injured at the Capital Hospital where the driver succumbed to his injuries. The injured were later shifted to the Apollo Hospital.


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