One dead, 4 critical as jeep overturns in Rairangpur


Mayurbhanj: An elderly woman died while four persons sustained critical injuries after the jeep, they were travelling in, overturned at Madheikacha under Gorumahisan PS in this district on Sunday.

The identities of the victims are yet to be ascertained.

According to sources, the vehicle, carrying these persons, was en route to Rairangpur in the afternoon. Meanwhile, the driver of the jeep lost control over it and the vehicle overturned.

The mishap left an elderly woman dead on the spot. Soon the passersby rescued the injured persons and rushed them to a local hospital for treatment.

On being informed, the local police reached the spot and seized the vehicle. However, the driver managed to flee from the spot.

The injured persons were undergoing treatment at the hospital till the last report came in.

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