3 workers killed, 30 injured as pick-up van over turns in Kendrapara


Kendrapara: Three workers were killed and around 30 others were injured, when the pick-up van in which they were travelling overturned at Mangalpur square in Mahakalapada area in Kendrapara district this morning.

The injured have been admitted to the district headquarters hospital.

According to the police, the accident occurred when the driver of the speeding vehicle lost control over it. In the impact the vehicle overturned.

The labourers were going to Pattamundai from Mahakalapada area to work there when the accident occurred midway.

Another accident was reported from Keonjhar district. A bus hit a stationary truck from rear at Pataharichandanpur under Ghatagaon police limits on Monday night.

The helper of a bus en-route to Bhubaneswar from Barbil died and 20 others sustained injuries.

The injured were rushed to Ghatagaon hospital for treatment. Four of them were later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack for better treatment.

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