Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Angul, Jan 25:
In a tragic incident, at least eight persons, including two women, were killed in a road mishap in Odisha’s Angul today.
According to reports, a truck ran over a mini transport vehicle near Chainpal in the district today killing seven persons on the spot and one injured while undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Five others who sustained grievous injuries were rushed to district headquarters hospital here.
The driver of the coal-laden truck lost control over the wheel and rammed into the ill-fated vehicle. The accident took place at around 3.30 pm. The truck was moving from Banarpal to Talcher.
Local police reached the spot and began rescue operations.
Meanwhile, the locals have blocked the road disrupting the vehicular traffic.