Cuttack: In a heart-wrenching road mishap today, a couple died in front of their 12-year old son after their car collided head on with a speeding truck near Kajalakana Chhak on NH-55 in Cuttack district. The minor son has been rescued in a critical condition.
Police said that the ill-fated vehicle that met the accident belongs to Old town of Bhubaneswar but the identity of the deceased has not yet been ascertained.
The couple and their son were travelling in a Santro car when they met an accident with a truck from opposite side following which the vehicle lost control and collided with a wayside tree.
The minor boy being trapped inside the car was rescued by locals while the couple died on the spot. However, Choudwar police rushed to the spot and admitted the boy at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.