Goods train hits Hyva, derails


Jharsuguda: A wagon of a goods train derailed after it collided with a Hyva truck on an unmanned level crossing at Rajpur in Jharsuguda district last night.

According to sources, the incident occurred at around 11 pm when the Hyva got broke down and got stuck on railway crossing. Moments later, a speeding train dashed into the truck following which the front wagon overturned.

The collision was so intense that the stationary trick was completely destroyed. However, no casualties have been reported.

The railway route connects Balijuri of Jharsuguda district to  Basundhara coal mine in Sundergarh district.

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