Head-on collision between two trucks on NH 149; 1 killed


Dhenkanal: The driver of a truck was killed while helper sustained critical injuries in a head-on collision between two trucks on NH 149 near Bhutia petrol pump in Dhenkanal district on Tuesday morning.

The deceased was identified as Sunaram Munda and the critically injured as Prabhat Munda.

According to sources, Sunaram along with his helper was headed on their 14 wheeler truck when they collided head-on with another truck near Bhutia petrol pump early this morning.The impact of the collision was so intense that the driver and helper were trapped inside the vehicle.

On being informed, police along with fire service department officials reached the spot and rescued the persons trapped inside the vehicle.The duo was rushed to Talcher Mandapal hospital where doctors declared Sunaram brought dead

Later, Dadaraghati police inspector-in-charge Brahmananda Sahu reached the spot and seized the vehicle.

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