Two killed, two hurt in car-truck head on collision in Rayagada


Rayagada: Two people were killed and two others sustained grievous injuries after a car in which they were travelling collided head on with a truck near Pitamahal Chhak in Odisha’s Rayagada on Saturday.

The mishap occurred at around 10 am this morning when the car coming from Andhra Pradesh collided with a goods-laden truck coming from opposite direction.

On being informed, Rayagada police and fire service personnel rushed to the spot and started rescue operations.

Reportedly, two persons were killed on the spot and two other who sustained injuries were rushed to Rayagada Sadar Hospital in a critical condition.

Tension ran high in the area after the driver of the truck managed to give a slip soon after the incident.

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